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 DE GRAFFEURIED, ANTWYNINAS Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $42,281.69 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAKEISHA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,281.37 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, PASQUALE, JR Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $42,281.33 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, CARMEN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,281.30 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, ELIZABETH C Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $42,281.21 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORGERSON, TRAVIS A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $42,281.14 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, LYNDA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,281.00 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSCIA, COREY J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $42,280.99 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, KRISTINE A Employer name Greene County Amount $42,280.95 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, JESSIE D Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $42,280.88 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JENNIFER K Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,280.47 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, AMANDA C Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $42,280.13 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, LINDA S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,280.02 Date 12/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANCK, BRIAN M Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $42,280.00 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTASOWIE, EVELYN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,279.94 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,279.80 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, CHARLES O Employer name Town of Argyle Amount $42,279.80 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,279.62 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JONATHAN D Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,279.48 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBROCHTA, VICTORIA L Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $42,279.35 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVONNE, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,279.11 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JENNIFER L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $42,279.00 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, BRENDA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,278.24 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAWAY, TIMOTHY, JR Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $42,278.21 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BADTS, DESHAWNA R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $42,278.19 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, JENNIFER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,278.18 Date 10/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VICKI L Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,278.08 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, KEENAN V Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,277.87 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVIA, CONNIE M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $42,277.78 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDO, TAYLOR N Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,277.59 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONDON, MAUREEN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,277.52 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTMAN, WILLIAM LAWRENCE Employer name Town of St Johnsville Amount $42,277.44 Date 09/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ISAAC, IV Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $42,277.40 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $42,277.40 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZARELLA, CHARLES Employer name Erie County Amount $42,277.17 Date 09/12/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, KIMBERLY S Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $42,277.16 Date 03/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTON, LEON E Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $42,276.50 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, GARDNER A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $42,276.19 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ZANY I Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,275.85 Date 06/05/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,275.85 Date 10/05/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, ROBERT C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,275.85 Date 12/23/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLAS, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,275.85 Date 09/24/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,275.85 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYAOU, DOREEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,275.85 Date 12/29/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTLE, GEORGE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,275.85 Date 03/12/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIEK, ANGELA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,275.85 Date 12/15/1960 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLISZCZYNSKI, MARCIA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,275.85 Date 09/11/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MATTHEW M, JR Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $42,275.79 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSHEIMER, ANDREW A, II Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $42,275.64 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, ROBERT T Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $42,275.47 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KATHERIN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $42,275.43 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIME, TERRY C Employer name Cherry Valley-Springfield CSD Amount $42,275.31 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, TIMOTHY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $42,275.28 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSPLAY, DANIEL G Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $42,275.16 Date 07/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POITRAS, LYNNETTE M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $42,274.96 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CARMEN R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $42,274.89 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LAKIA N Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,274.89 Date 10/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MELISSA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,274.88 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, VANESSA F Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $42,274.73 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANTONIO B, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $42,274.65 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, KIM M Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,274.20 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, CHERYL C Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $42,274.00 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKTON-WINSTON, BENJAMIN S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,273.97 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICK, LISA L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,273.57 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, NANCY O Employer name Stevens Mem Comm Library Amount $42,273.56 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIROY, WILLIAM M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $42,273.55 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDEN, JERRY R Employer name City of Rome Amount $42,273.41 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASBARRO, MICHAEL J Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $42,273.23 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, NICOLE L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $42,273.03 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LEGER, MARTINA M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $42,273.00 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, LINDSEY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $42,272.84 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHBECK, VICKI I Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $42,272.66 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTEL, AMY S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,272.21 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, PABLIN G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,272.17 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSHAW, STEPHANIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,271.81 Date 12/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TLAIGE, RONDA Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,271.73 Date 05/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DAVE R Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,271.58 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, FROILAN Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $42,271.57 Date 05/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, JULIUS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,271.53 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, KAREN E Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $42,271.51 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNSFORD, DANIELLE I Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,271.50 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHFORD, LARIS R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $42,271.47 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, TANYA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,271.45 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, SHARON A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $42,271.41 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, WENDY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,271.36 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTMAN, TERRY E, JR Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,271.36 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMAN, MARY S Employer name Massena Housing Authority Amount $42,271.28 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, ZACHARY F Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,271.25 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADGETT, BETTI Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $42,271.22 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, CAROL M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $42,271.20 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADNER, MICHELE A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $42,271.20 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROPIERI, CAROL Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $42,271.20 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, LAWRENCE Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $42,270.84 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,270.75 Date 09/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLMAN, KAREN F Employer name Erie County Amount $42,270.50 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLEN, DANIEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,270.31 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, NANCY M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $42,270.24 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM G Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $42,269.86 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTONYE, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $42,269.82 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, NICOLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,269.77 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System