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 BROCKING, SEAN Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $41,194.87 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTNER, ELEANORE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,194.86 Date 08/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METOTT, JESSICA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,194.70 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSANN, CURTIS C Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $41,194.51 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, RICK J Employer name Town of Edwards Amount $41,194.50 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERDS, STEVEN W Employer name Town of Hornellsville Amount $41,194.29 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, KIM M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,194.14 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANDREA, BRIAN L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $41,194.00 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULSEE, ANNE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $41,193.39 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDHRAJA, MANJULA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,193.28 Date 06/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOSE, BEAULIE Employer name City of Albany Amount $41,193.18 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOTMAN, LINDA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,193.14 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTEILLER, STEVEN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,193.14 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, EDWINA B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,192.95 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIST, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,192.80 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLADA, JASON T Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,192.76 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $41,192.38 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, LAUREN E Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $41,192.36 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEF, MELISSA L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $41,192.16 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODLE, DIANE L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $41,192.16 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAUGER, SANDRA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,192.16 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, DAVE R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,192.09 Date 10/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ANTOINETTE A Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $41,191.83 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-ECHEVERRIA, SARAH L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,191.72 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, CAMERON A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $41,191.69 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, ZACHARY B Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,191.49 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DUMAKA P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,191.47 Date 05/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLER, INGA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,191.42 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES, DORIS M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $41,191.33 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LESLIE W Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $41,191.04 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, CYNTHIA M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $41,190.48 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, SIULAN Y Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,190.27 Date 10/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CARL G Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $41,190.11 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BRANDYN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,190.03 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARONZIO, JOANN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $41,190.00 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, ERIC R Employer name City of Rome Amount $41,189.98 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,189.70 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAL, ANDREA M Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $41,189.54 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLESON, CHARLES E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,189.36 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDENAS, WILLIAM Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $41,189.28 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABALLERO, FELIX B Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $41,189.21 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CAROL W Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,188.90 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTA, GRACE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,188.64 Date 04/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, MARYLYNN Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $41,188.62 Date 12/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ROYANNE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,188.48 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $41,188.39 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, LINDSAY E Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,188.28 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, PATRICIA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,188.16 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPINSKI, STEVEN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $41,188.12 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLOU, JENNIFER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,188.12 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, NATALIE J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $41,188.12 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, OVERIA J Employer name Education Department Amount $41,188.12 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KIRK R Employer name Education Department Amount $41,188.12 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, WILLIAM F Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,188.12 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, KENNETH D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,188.12 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNESS, LINDA B Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,188.12 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,188.12 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFAULT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,188.12 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRENDA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $41,188.12 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, GERALD I Employer name Department of State Amount $41,188.12 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGNOR, DAVID J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,188.12 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSLOWSKI, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,188.12 Date 07/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CLYDELL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,188.12 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ANGELA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,188.12 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAI, MATTHEW KHIEM Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,188.12 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, BLOND Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,188.12 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, BRENDA A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,188.12 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDLE, PAULA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,188.12 Date 04/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMMELL, KAREN R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $41,188.12 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, MARY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,188.12 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, ARLENE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,188.12 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENGROS, ERIK C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $41,188.09 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, LINDA J Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,187.86 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRIBOU, MARA HOE Employer name Columbia County Amount $41,187.72 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER-BRAYBOY, ROSALIND Y Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $41,187.64 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLMAN, GARY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,187.50 Date 12/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINTON, PATRICIA E Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $41,187.48 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLIK, CAMILLE Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $41,187.48 Date 12/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, MAVIS A Employer name Education Department Amount $41,187.38 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNO, RONALD A Employer name Erie County Amount $41,187.33 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFFITON, THERESA MARIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,187.28 Date 06/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISS, ROBERT M Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,187.25 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROPALLO, MARY BROOKE Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,187.20 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, REBECCA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,187.00 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DARLENE M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $41,186.85 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BEN COTEN, BRADLEY J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $41,186.75 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, JACK W, JR Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $41,186.69 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, LETISCHA D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,186.49 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHEY, PAUL R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $41,186.47 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Sodus Amount $41,186.30 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $41,186.10 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERASHENKO, NIKOLAY Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $41,185.92 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, RYAN L Employer name City of Olean Amount $41,185.76 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, JANEL K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,185.52 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, MARTIN M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $41,185.42 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, GARRETT W Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $41,185.08 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBANI, THANAS Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,185.07 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, RICHARD C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $41,184.98 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, TODD M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $41,184.84 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, KRISTINE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,184.78 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System