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 ROSOFF, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,867.52 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDONE, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,867.52 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMAMAN, VICTOR HANSEI Employer name Town of Islip Amount $40,867.40 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, GLORIA A Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $40,867.12 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $40,866.92 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRENNAN, DEBORAH L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $40,866.90 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, GERRY A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $40,866.85 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, MARY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,866.71 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERA, SALVATORE M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $40,866.68 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHISON, LOUISE A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $40,866.59 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $40,866.54 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, BRENT E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,866.54 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, LORI A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,866.49 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, ZACHERY C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,866.44 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZEOCHA, NGOZI Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $40,866.30 Date 04/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, THOMAS R Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $40,866.24 Date 03/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, JENNIFER N Employer name Warren County Amount $40,866.21 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHNIK, JESSICA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $40,865.86 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCK, MICHELLE R Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $40,865.60 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, CAMERON J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $40,865.09 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNGE, DAVID R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $40,864.85 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUPE, ROBERT T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $40,864.85 Date 08/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAMES J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $40,864.79 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEE, NICHOLAS R Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,864.71 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DERRICK J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,864.64 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, GINA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $40,864.60 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINNEY, ARLENE C Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $40,864.50 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, GILBERTO Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,864.44 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, VANESSA L Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $40,864.43 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGE, KIERSTIN G Employer name Essex County Amount $40,864.41 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIE, BRITTANY N Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $40,864.30 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYPKEMA, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $40,864.17 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLEJA, JOSEPH A Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $40,864.10 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, NICOLE J Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $40,863.77 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLA, MAURA K Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $40,863.72 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUNCHMAN, RENEE C Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $40,863.61 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNAN, AGNES O Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,863.32 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRANDY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,862.87 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, ALISON G Employer name Tompkins County Amount $40,862.86 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLS, ELICIA L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $40,862.50 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SCOTT R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,862.36 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Albany County Amount $40,862.36 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, JOHN Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $40,862.34 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINORCZYK, DIANE M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $40,861.74 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,861.62 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOS, JOHN R Employer name Otsego County Amount $40,860.84 Date 12/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LAURA F Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $40,860.82 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISONE, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $40,860.37 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHN Employer name Greece CSD Amount $40,860.22 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, WILLIAM F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $40,860.21 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, MENIRVA V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $40,860.20 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, DAVID Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $40,860.20 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDONE, TAMMY-JO Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,859.89 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, CATHERINE E Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,859.89 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTEFANO, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $40,859.81 Date 03/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GAETANO, GREGORY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $40,859.59 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, THERESA Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $40,859.36 Date 05/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RAUL A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $40,859.31 Date 07/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONHAG, FRANCES M Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,859.31 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAREMORE, WILLIAM D Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $40,859.28 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRENDAN Z Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $40,859.16 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTISS, ANDREW J Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $40,859.15 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, MARGARET M Employer name Albany County Amount $40,859.00 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCARO, DENISE ANN Employer name Albany County Amount $40,858.98 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JOHN W Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $40,858.72 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPERSTEIN, CHRIS S Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $40,858.57 Date 05/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARCHOL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,858.41 Date 02/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNELLO, STEPHEN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,858.29 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERHOLSER, GARY L Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $40,857.90 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, JEANNE A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,857.79 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRO, DEBORAH M Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,857.69 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELBROD, CHERYL D Employer name Erie County Amount $40,857.05 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, SHARON Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,856.95 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, KENNETH A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $40,856.76 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PATRICK J Employer name Washington County Amount $40,856.63 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DENISE A Employer name Village of Lake George Amount $40,856.63 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, BRANDO K Employer name Greenport UFSD Amount $40,856.40 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWICK, MONA P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,856.36 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTMAN, RACHEL A Employer name Department of Law Amount $40,856.30 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, BRENDA Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $40,856.25 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,855.86 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $40,855.40 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKEBERG, ARVID A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $40,855.28 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MELISSA M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $40,855.08 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, CARLA B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,855.06 Date 11/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAISER, DERRICK Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $40,854.60 Date 08/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, DIANE Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $40,854.54 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUAY, DAVID W Employer name Village of Dolgeville Amount $40,854.38 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, TAYLOR A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $40,854.33 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, NATASHA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,854.18 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKENS, ALLEN J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $40,854.09 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, RACHEL A Employer name Wayne County Amount $40,854.08 Date 09/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVES, JAMES J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $40,853.77 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, PETER R Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $40,853.73 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, DARYN A Employer name Yates County Amount $40,853.60 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, CAROLYN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,853.44 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILE, CORINNE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,853.22 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMARTIE, QUALITA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,852.74 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMS, ALYSSA L Employer name Erie County Amount $40,852.62 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANGER, MICHELE M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,852.43 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System