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 BARTHOLOMEW, DARWIN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,981.61 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAR, CARLOS H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,981.26 Date 03/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVVIDENTI, ANTONINO J Employer name Village of Marcellus Amount $40,981.12 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, RAFAEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,981.10 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKIN, CATHERINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,980.69 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, ELIZABETH T Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,980.43 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MARY J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,980.43 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, VERONICA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,980.41 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, ROSA E Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $40,980.33 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, THOMAS P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,980.29 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCHETTI, GINA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,980.29 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKINS, COLLEEN Y Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,980.26 Date 04/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIANO-SCOTT, MARCI A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,980.22 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRMELSTEIN, JENNIFER R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $40,979.80 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, FAITH Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $40,979.78 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $40,979.64 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDAY, AL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,979.60 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARO, ROXANN M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $40,979.20 Date 10/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, PATTY J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $40,978.97 Date 07/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, TIMOTHY E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $40,978.80 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLCOTT, AMBER R Employer name Madison County Amount $40,978.43 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, BRIAN K Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $40,978.28 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARCISO, PATRICK V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,978.26 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ANDREW C Employer name Tioga County Amount $40,978.20 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDZIK, PETER K Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $40,978.16 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, NICOLE Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $40,977.92 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, BHAGWATTIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,977.79 Date 08/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, PATRICIA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,977.79 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOTT, BARBARA E Employer name Genesee County Amount $40,977.62 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JOSHUA R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $40,977.42 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $40,977.20 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ANTHONY W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $40,977.16 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LAMAR L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,976.57 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGAN, WILLIE C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,976.34 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, NORINA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,976.00 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, TRAVIS D Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,975.99 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, STEPHANIE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,975.90 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASCON, DIANNA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,975.81 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, BETTY Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $40,975.58 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLING, JESSE A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $40,975.58 Date 08/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETA, RYDEN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,975.56 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JEREMY J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,975.22 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, SHEILA L Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $40,974.65 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGOND, TAMARA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,974.18 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLINO, VINCENZA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $40,974.10 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZGOL, YELENA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,973.96 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $40,973.89 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DAWN C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $40,973.82 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, CALEB Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,973.39 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANNONE, NATHAN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,972.96 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, GARY D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $40,972.95 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,972.79 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVE, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $40,972.62 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, CINDY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,972.30 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARE, MICHELE L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $40,972.24 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZEFSKY, DAVID E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,971.96 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATHEARN, CHERYL Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,971.70 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, VICTOR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,971.57 Date 05/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JULIO Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,971.57 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, LORI A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,971.57 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, RODNEY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,971.57 Date 11/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROCELLI, PAUL C Employer name Department of State Amount $40,971.57 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURAK, CHRISTINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,971.57 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, MICHAEL R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,971.57 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDERDICE, GLENN R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,971.57 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDKOWSKI, RHONDA S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,971.57 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, STEPHANIE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,971.57 Date 11/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARSKA, MIROSLAWA T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,971.57 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, MICHAEL R Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $40,971.57 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREEFT, KAREN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,971.57 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSKA, DONNA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $40,971.49 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TONNO, PHILIP D, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,971.17 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGENCAMP, JEAN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $40,970.82 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, KRYSTY M Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $40,970.76 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUND, HARRY D, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $40,970.64 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTILLO, JOHN G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $40,970.32 Date 02/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, SALLY A Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $40,969.81 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASZEWSKI, SHIRLEY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,969.47 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LISA R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $40,969.36 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, MICHAEL R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,969.22 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSMAN, CATHERINE M Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $40,969.20 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGHERO, ERICK L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,968.77 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS-NUNNALLY, TONYA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,968.75 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISKINIS, JON M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $40,968.45 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $40,968.34 Date 11/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALBISSOON, RAMDAYE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,968.25 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, RODNEY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,968.05 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRYAN K Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $40,968.04 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURLAND, CAITLYN C Employer name Orange County Amount $40,967.88 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DEVLON A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $40,967.75 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, WILLIAM E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $40,967.62 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,967.19 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAVEL, JONATHAN R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,966.94 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,966.74 Date 11/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, TIMOTHY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,966.68 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACY, SARAH K Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $40,966.37 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARZAFAVA, SUZANNE M Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $40,966.22 Date 09/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORESTAL, STANLEY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $40,966.12 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTWRIGHT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,966.05 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORBER, KENT D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,965.91 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System