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 CRANDALL, JOHN A Employer name Town of Westport Amount $40,882.32 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKMAN, ROBERT L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $40,882.20 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $40,881.81 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFERTY, MARK D Employer name Seneca County Amount $40,881.14 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOB, DINA L Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $40,881.09 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSE, TIMOTHY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,881.03 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DARRYL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,880.93 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MARGARET Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $40,880.60 Date 04/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, CONNIELOU Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,880.59 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, SANDRA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,880.59 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, DAWN T Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $40,880.57 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESCI, CARMEN J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $40,880.50 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, EFRAIN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $40,880.27 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JEFFREY A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $40,880.00 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM-RAY, SYLVIA E. Employer name Department of State Amount $40,879.85 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZURGYI, DEBORAH L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,879.85 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSOTINA, JANICE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $40,879.72 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MAUREEN J Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $40,879.62 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, PAULETTE G Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $40,879.54 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTUPINAN, ANDREA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,879.49 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTASZ, JUSTIN C Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $40,879.45 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, LYNNE P Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $40,879.44 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALAY, ROBERT M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $40,879.30 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVILAN, MICHELLE E Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $40,878.76 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,878.53 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, THERESA M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $40,878.30 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BARBARA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,878.22 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOTT, BENJAMIN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $40,878.18 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JALOUL E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,878.16 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WENDIE L Employer name Genesee County Amount $40,878.03 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMEO, AMEDEO F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,877.94 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSETE, MICHAEL E Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $40,877.04 Date 04/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, LORRAINE S Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $40,877.00 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, ANDREW M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $40,876.95 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DIANE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,876.66 Date 01/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JO A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,876.49 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN HILL, STEVEN A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,876.41 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, NICHOLAS M Employer name Village of Caledonia Amount $40,876.20 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANELL, SUSAN L Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $40,876.00 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLO, ROBERTO B Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $40,875.92 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,875.89 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KELLY A Employer name Stockbridge CSD Amount $40,875.81 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTON, KATHERINE Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $40,875.60 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, ANDREW M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,875.01 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, JAMES A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $40,874.96 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYFIELD, AISHA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,874.86 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, VIRGINIA M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $40,874.41 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CECILY J Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $40,874.40 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, ERRIC G Employer name Delaware County Amount $40,874.29 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVARA, PAMELA D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,874.03 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOMAN, ZAMIRA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,873.99 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, LARA E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,873.97 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC WILLIAMS, SARAH J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,873.85 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, RHODA L Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $40,873.80 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, RITA J Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $40,873.72 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELMON, MELINDA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,873.60 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSENICH, POLLY A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $40,873.60 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LETICIA V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $40,873.24 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JANE E Employer name Orange County Amount $40,873.23 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIDD, MELISSA A Employer name Orange County Amount $40,873.23 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $40,873.07 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES M Employer name Education Department Amount $40,873.03 Date 11/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, MATTHEW T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $40,872.64 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, BRIAH L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,872.53 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, DONALD H, II Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,872.45 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, KEVIN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,872.33 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, KRISTINA B Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $40,872.07 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, KENNETH W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,872.06 Date 03/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $40,872.03 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, KAREEM D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,871.73 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, NANCY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,871.02 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHOUSEN, SANDRA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,871.02 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, MICHAEL E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,871.01 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, EARTHA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,871.00 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,870.98 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICHIARA, GAETANO W Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,870.91 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRINO, JOYCE A Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $40,870.78 Date 07/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACICA, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $40,870.59 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, ANNETTE Employer name Wayne County Amount $40,870.49 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CURTIS L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $40,870.42 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZIK, ALEXANDER E Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $40,870.32 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, KORAN R Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,870.25 Date 06/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, YOLANDA Employer name Corning Community College Amount $40,870.06 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCO, SALVATORE D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,869.96 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMRICK, TRISHA Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $40,869.76 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETENBERG, KATE M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $40,869.61 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMIDGE, MICHEL R Employer name Town of Wilna Amount $40,869.26 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Clinton County Amount $40,868.96 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ANNE C Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $40,868.79 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, ERICA N Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,868.58 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFER, AMY L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $40,868.52 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTOR-TORRES, CARMEN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,867.90 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,867.90 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, DIANE M Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $40,867.84 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANCHELLI, NICOLE J Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,867.76 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'FLAHERTY, ELAINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,867.73 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, ELVA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,867.60 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULTMAN, JOY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,867.56 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, FELICIA K Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $40,867.55 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,867.52 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System