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 BISONE, GARY M Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $41,805.37 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, NOEL F Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $41,805.36 Date 08/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, DARWIN C Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,805.32 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $41,805.07 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTTMANN, AULEAN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,804.82 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCOTTE, JENNIFER H Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $41,804.70 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, JEANNINE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,804.67 Date 10/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, MARY C Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $41,804.54 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Hornell Amount $41,804.52 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, HAROLD D, II Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $41,804.43 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLAS, GABRIELLE I Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,804.17 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, ADAM R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,804.06 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DAN E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $41,803.97 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, ALBERTA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,803.79 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, TONYA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $41,803.71 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADNEY, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $41,803.64 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, KELLY S Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $41,803.57 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEZIO, SCOTT L Employer name Washington County Amount $41,803.46 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OEHLER, ERIK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $41,803.29 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, VICKI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,802.99 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, DANIEL P Employer name City of Albany Amount $41,802.69 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAXTON, BRITTANY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,802.66 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, ALAN F A Employer name Town of Adams Amount $41,802.46 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, THOMAS A Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,802.44 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETMAN, KEVIN B Employer name Montgomery County Amount $41,802.22 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, FELICIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,801.92 Date 04/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, ELENA Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $41,801.91 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, MARK K Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $41,801.88 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIS, RONALD A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,801.56 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORINGER, KEITH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,801.55 Date 11/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEA, DAISY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,801.51 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JANET A Employer name Village of Northport Amount $41,801.36 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,801.17 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABURG, HARRY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,800.97 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINSOHN, RITA M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $41,800.97 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANFT, KARLA S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,800.65 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, REBECCA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,800.46 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLY, MARY S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $41,799.97 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, ARLYNE E Employer name Broome County Amount $41,799.88 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, JOANIE M Employer name Columbia County Amount $41,799.77 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DOUGLAS A Employer name Erie County Amount $41,799.65 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, DANIEL A Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $41,799.39 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, PATRICIA A Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,799.04 Date 08/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, KERRY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,798.98 Date 07/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGUORI, DONNA R Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $41,798.61 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, SHAWN R Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $41,798.57 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENKUSAWMY, DHANWANTIE M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,798.52 Date 12/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, AMANDA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,798.48 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,798.44 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROE, CAROL A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,798.44 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROY J Employer name Town of Redfield Amount $41,798.34 Date 02/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, ROBERT H Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,798.27 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLINI, PINO Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,798.03 Date 11/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LURENZ, HOLLY R Employer name Broome Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $41,797.98 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, CATHERINE M Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $41,797.95 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LATOYA S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,797.92 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, LUCIEN R Employer name Seneca County Amount $41,797.81 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSI, GEMMA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $41,797.50 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CHARMAINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $41,797.50 Date 12/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULKEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Greene County Amount $41,797.43 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, GREGORY F Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $41,797.41 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, VIRGINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,797.06 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYMAN, JAMES E Employer name Education Department Amount $41,796.98 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAS, RENEE Y Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,796.85 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDON, LINDA D Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,796.84 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Nelson Amount $41,796.49 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, MELANIE S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $41,796.38 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, KIERRA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,796.05 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, CAROL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $41,795.88 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DIANNE M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $41,795.78 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACKHOUSE, JASON K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,795.62 Date 10/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVARES, BIANCA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $41,795.60 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, ZEB L Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,795.52 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, MICHELE Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $41,795.29 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, CRAIG W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,795.05 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, FEDELIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,795.05 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINDLE, DANIEL F Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $41,794.89 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, EDWARD W, JR Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $41,794.83 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANEY, CHARLES R Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,794.70 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DAVID W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,794.61 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, TIBISAY I Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,794.29 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CARRIE E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,794.20 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, KERRY F Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $41,793.91 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MICHELLE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $41,793.75 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMELA, JILL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,793.54 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, KAILA E Employer name Seneca County Amount $41,793.29 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, MICHAEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $41,793.10 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, STEPHENIE H Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $41,793.00 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENE, SUZANNE J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $41,792.95 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, GREISY L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,792.91 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCUE, AMANDA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,792.89 Date 07/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEMAN, SEAN D Employer name Yates County Amount $41,792.38 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEL, GARY S Employer name City of Lockport Amount $41,792.32 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASLEY, TIFFANY E L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,792.29 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANINSKI, BRADLEY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,792.28 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANGO, DIANE L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $41,792.22 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, SAMANTHA M Employer name Greene County Swcd Amount $41,792.00 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JOSEPH G, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,791.82 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ALICE B, MRS Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,791.66 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, NEIL G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,791.43 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System