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 BAUMBACH, JOHN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,553.18 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RION, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $41,553.12 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, MALCOLM L, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $41,553.06 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CONTE, DESIREE E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $41,553.00 Date 11/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, KARIN A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $41,552.86 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBARINI, CHRISTA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $41,552.82 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFERT, SANDRA J Employer name Genesee County Amount $41,552.68 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEON, RUBY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,552.63 Date 11/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, CHRISTIE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,552.39 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, LAURIE A Employer name Tioga County Amount $41,552.15 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, ERIC W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,552.08 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $41,552.00 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, REBECCA Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $41,551.73 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TIFFANY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,551.46 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, ANDREW D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,551.27 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTEE, LISA A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $41,550.82 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, ALBERT L, III Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $41,550.70 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, BRENDA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $41,550.67 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGAR, SHANE A Employer name Delaware County Amount $41,550.59 Date 09/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAU, JERRY W Employer name City of Troy Amount $41,550.37 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $41,550.20 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, MATTHEW W Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $41,549.98 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, ADAM M Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $41,549.41 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIEZEK, LINDA S Employer name Broome County Amount $41,549.37 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAXTON, DARLENE A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $41,549.00 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURCHO, KRISTIN L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $41,548.96 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERSEY, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $41,548.83 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURS, KATIE M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $41,548.50 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, DANIEL C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $41,548.02 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENKO, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $41,547.86 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, AARON S Employer name Otsego County Amount $41,547.67 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, STEPHEN W Employer name Albany County Amount $41,547.63 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, TAMARA R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,547.24 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORMON, KYLE R Employer name Seneca County Amount $41,546.94 Date 06/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYDER, TWAN G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $41,546.89 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKEL, AMMA J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $41,546.55 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MARIA E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $41,546.55 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIVES, ROGER R Employer name Village of Bolivar Amount $41,546.48 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, DONNA MARIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,546.43 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PHYLLIS E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,546.43 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, SUZANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,546.17 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTARO, DEANNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,546.15 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, JOHN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $41,546.14 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, ROSA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $41,545.90 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIS, ROJELIO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $41,545.86 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Fort Ann Amount $41,545.39 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DAWN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $41,545.30 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNITTEL, AUTUMN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,545.18 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ROBERT B Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $41,545.16 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWIAK, LAURIE-JEAN Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $41,545.08 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERVILLE, TRISHA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $41,544.81 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESEKA, ANDREW Employer name City of Albany Amount $41,544.70 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURSCHNER, SHANTI N Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $41,544.64 Date 12/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDERS, HENRY E, JR Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $41,544.51 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOPA, JESSICA E Employer name City of Lockport Amount $41,544.35 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, OWEN F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,544.07 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $41,544.00 Date 10/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHRISTINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,543.94 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, AMANDA Employer name Centr NY Reg Market Authority Amount $41,543.90 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSY-GONZALEZ, MARGARITA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,543.73 Date 02/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,543.64 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARTHA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,543.64 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATES, KAREN R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,543.64 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DEBORAH L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,543.64 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, JIM S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,543.29 Date 12/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, ALISA L Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $41,543.25 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDETSCH, FREDERICK A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,543.24 Date 02/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGALE, GABRIELLA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,543.22 Date 12/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, VIEREN M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $41,543.07 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, TERRI A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $41,542.79 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGWELL, DONALD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $41,542.78 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLO, MAYRA R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,542.16 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANIGIANI, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,542.06 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, ALFRED F Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,541.93 Date 08/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, RACHEL A Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $41,541.80 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEASANT, CLIFFORD E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $41,541.78 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, SHAUN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,541.12 Date 05/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASINI, VALERIE Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $41,541.04 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGUADA, WILLIAM Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,541.01 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANN L Employer name Madison County Amount $41,540.99 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIZ, LAURA M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $41,540.73 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, THOMAS P Employer name City of Troy Amount $41,540.54 Date 01/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, DAVID R Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $41,540.46 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ESTELA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,540.41 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKLAROO, ROHAN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,540.03 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORQUELL, SUZANNE G Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $41,539.60 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,539.55 Date 03/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINNEEN, LISA M Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $41,539.28 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, HOWARD O Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $41,539.28 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Law Amount $41,538.91 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBLING, DONALD E Employer name Otsego County Amount $41,538.81 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFNER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,538.56 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $41,538.56 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, HAROULLA Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $41,538.48 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAIN, DOROTHY M Employer name Town of Kinderhook Amount $41,538.42 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHARLES R Employer name Laurens CSD Amount $41,538.40 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, HEIDI A Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $41,538.12 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATAL, MICHELE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,538.10 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JONATHAN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,537.87 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $41,537.74 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System