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 GOLDSTEIN, SHERRIE M Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $42,896.85 Date 03/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, AARON J Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,896.83 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DANIELLE D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,896.67 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, VIRGINIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,896.61 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JONATHAN D Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $42,896.49 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRTWELL, SHAWN R Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $42,896.18 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDELLA, JAMES V Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $42,895.54 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, KYLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,895.44 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEFFREY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $42,895.43 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLURI, DANNA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,895.36 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYSON, BARBARA S Employer name Allegany County Amount $42,895.14 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, RYAN M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $42,895.11 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, CELINE M J Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,894.78 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $42,894.69 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFF, CASEY E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,894.58 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBAUM, LAURIE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,894.23 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK R Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $42,894.17 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDIHY, MICHAEL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,894.12 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMUS, MARI Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,894.04 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATEK, CHRISTINE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,894.00 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MICHELE M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $42,893.97 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAPPAT, RICHARD A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,893.88 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, EMROY C Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $42,893.88 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARAYANASWAMY, ALAMELU Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $42,893.81 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, PATRICIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,893.59 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, MICHAELLA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $42,893.59 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, JEFFREY W Employer name Village of Malone Amount $42,893.37 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, DANIEL R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,893.25 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, ROBERTA S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $42,893.12 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEDEGEBUURE, ALAN Employer name Orange County Amount $42,892.82 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, BRIAN J Employer name Education Department Amount $42,892.78 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CAROL E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $42,892.55 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, JESSICA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $42,892.47 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINNIP, SHERRY L Employer name Allegany County Amount $42,892.46 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, MARY ELLEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,892.44 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, LAMARR R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,892.37 Date 12/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONURA, STEPHANY S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,892.17 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,892.10 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVING, THELONIOUS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,892.00 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZIOTTI, MICHELE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,891.96 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CODY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $42,891.75 Date 06/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, SANDRA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,891.72 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, JONATHON P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $42,891.69 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, DEBRA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,891.45 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, ELIZABETH L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,891.07 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDEN, ALTON M Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $42,891.06 Date 06/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, JULIE M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $42,890.99 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALMADGE, SCOTT A Employer name Granville CSD Amount $42,890.91 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, MARK L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,890.90 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, SCOTT E Employer name Town of Willsboro Amount $42,890.77 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRECA, BARBARA L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $42,890.73 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, ALLEN C Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $42,890.32 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHAD M Employer name Town of Adams Amount $42,890.14 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, ARMANDO Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $42,890.12 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, ALLAN L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $42,889.88 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $42,889.80 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZRAMKA, MELISSA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,889.73 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIAN, SUSETTE M Employer name Village of Savona Amount $42,889.47 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIPPS-CANTON, CHERISE E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $42,888.84 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHELLE T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,888.34 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, MAUREEN E Employer name Albany County Amount $42,888.14 Date 07/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, TERRI E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $42,888.05 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, JULIANNE C Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $42,888.00 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $42,887.87 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, NORIKO I Employer name Erie County Amount $42,887.53 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARRINO, DIANE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $42,887.25 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACURA, JUSTIN A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $42,887.04 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Allegany County Amount $42,886.87 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, THOMAS C Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $42,886.83 Date 06/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, WILLIAM W Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $42,886.80 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PREE, WILLIAM F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $42,886.35 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DEBORAH J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $42,886.30 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEST, DANIEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,886.22 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,886.18 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURTZ, DERIC Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,885.72 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,885.02 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEMPSELL, KELLEY T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,884.81 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, JACQUELINE A Employer name Washington County Amount $42,884.13 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODWIN, CORIE S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.92 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, TAMMY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.92 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACE, ARLENE F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.89 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TERRY J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.83 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALLARD, PATRICIA L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.79 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASH, REBECCA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,883.74 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKENBERRY, HEATHER L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.72 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNGEY, SUSAN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $42,883.71 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, JENNIFER M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.71 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MARIA B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.69 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICIA S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.69 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, KAREN L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.61 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, REBECCA L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.57 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTHAUSER, PATRICIA Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.53 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTWICK, NICOLE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.52 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIZEMORE, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $42,883.52 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, KRIS M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.43 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, THOMAS Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $42,883.43 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JOHN F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,883.42 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELISSA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $42,883.31 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, ROBIN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,883.31 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICNER, STEVEN F Employer name Town of Southold Amount $42,883.28 Date 06/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System