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 GUYETTE, DONALD J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $41,622.78 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOHLQUIST, ISABELLE S Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $41,622.46 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL, MARY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,622.43 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSETT, TYLER M Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $41,622.41 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAY, GARY J Employer name Albany County Amount $41,622.33 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, SUSANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $41,622.28 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TIMOTHY M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $41,622.28 Date 09/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, MARTHA A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $41,622.28 Date 09/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, BRIANNE M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $41,622.09 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, MELVIN R Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $41,622.04 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, VICTORIA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,621.78 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, HECTOR I Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $41,621.52 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $41,621.46 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZEVEDO, MARIA Y Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $41,621.31 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, JOSEPH A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $41,620.60 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,620.48 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, KATHERINE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,620.16 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDORFI, DEBORAH A Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $41,620.14 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, KEVIN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,619.88 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MICHELE J Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $41,619.40 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, DILLAN S Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,619.35 Date 03/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, DALTON A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,619.32 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULEY, RICHARD F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,619.27 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNING, NANN Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $41,619.27 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, KEVIN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $41,619.19 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SCOTT G Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $41,619.14 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LESLIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,618.51 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILENTO, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,618.49 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, KEITH M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $41,618.45 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANE, MONICA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,618.22 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLASA, DEBORAH J Employer name Eden CSD Amount $41,618.08 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNERLY, DEBORAH S Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $41,617.98 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, MATTHEW J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,617.30 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKO, ANTOINETTE S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $41,617.07 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, KERRIE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,616.90 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LILLIAN T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,616.37 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ARTHUR E, III Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,616.26 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, CRAIG A Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $41,616.25 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINEMANN, TYLER J Employer name Albany County Amount $41,616.14 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, MICHELE R Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $41,615.90 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNOLA, JESSICA E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $41,615.77 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, DEBRA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $41,615.72 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SANDRA M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $41,615.59 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUYDAM, DONNA R Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $41,615.33 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODER, JAMES E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $41,615.32 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, DAVID J Employer name Town of Rye Amount $41,615.27 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARIA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,615.24 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, JANET H Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $41,615.24 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LYN Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $41,615.15 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSLER, ROCHELLE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,615.12 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACHT, RAYMOND H, JR Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $41,615.04 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEHIGIAN, PAUL T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,615.00 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKRAM, QUDSIA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,614.96 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PRAU, CYNTHIA P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,614.48 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASE, ROBBIN Employer name Columbia County Amount $41,613.98 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, MEGHAN B Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $41,613.85 Date 10/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, MELITTA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,613.74 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITAL-HERNE, GARRICK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,613.57 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, SONYA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $41,613.41 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, CATHERINE M Employer name Otsego County Amount $41,613.34 Date 10/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEY, DOUGLAS D Employer name Town of Orange Amount $41,613.34 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, ELAINE K Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $41,613.31 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERNACKI, KRISTINE M Employer name Village of Ravena Amount $41,613.28 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, JEFFERY B Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,613.12 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRO, SAMUEL P, JR Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $41,612.94 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTLE, DANIEL C Employer name Village of Webster Amount $41,612.88 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, SHARON Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,612.67 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIACHER, JEFFREY S Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,612.61 Date 09/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, PATRICIA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,612.46 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, CATHERINE B Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $41,612.46 Date 10/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYER, KELLYANNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,612.44 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, PEGGY S Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,612.31 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, TARA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,612.27 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, ANDREW K Employer name Village of Sylvan Beach Amount $41,612.01 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPYLE, DAWN A Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $41,611.96 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANSTON, NORMAN E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $41,611.83 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KATRINA N Employer name Chemung County Amount $41,611.80 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Rutland Amount $41,611.80 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, SCOTT P Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $41,611.44 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, MAUREEN P Employer name Town of Barre Amount $41,611.32 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, SUE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,611.31 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMIE, SHARON Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,611.19 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO SCHIAVO, ANTHONY E Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $41,611.14 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, KELLY J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $41,611.02 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNER, KYLE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,610.35 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT D Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $41,610.24 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, MEGHAN Employer name City of Troy Amount $41,610.13 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHARDY, MATTHEW W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $41,610.11 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAR, ARGENTINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,609.58 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, BONNIE D Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $41,609.05 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMB, AMANDA T Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $41,609.02 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMM, CALVIN A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $41,608.86 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, JAMES J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,608.63 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENTANO, STACY A Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $41,608.59 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALTAGIRONE, TAMMI M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,608.43 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, KIM D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,608.35 Date 07/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, HEATHER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,608.33 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANOE, SYLVIA S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $41,608.30 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, BRANDON R Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,608.27 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, ULLAS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $41,608.07 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System