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 NIELSEN, PAUL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,658.07 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, NANDI M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,657.95 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, RICK M Employer name Education Department Amount $40,657.82 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WILFRED T, JR Employer name Village of Mcgraw Amount $40,657.73 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHENT, ANTHONY Employer name Education Department Amount $40,657.65 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROW, MOLLY R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,657.57 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAUTA, HILARIO S, JR Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $40,657.56 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, NANCY J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $40,657.53 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRAGOSIAN, FRANK G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $40,657.38 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ELIZABETH R Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $40,656.94 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SONYA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,656.77 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNOCK, VERONICA E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $40,656.64 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, DENNIS J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,656.49 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, KRISTIN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,656.27 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMALI, NAZAHIN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,655.87 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMUNNO, PAUL J, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,655.80 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, ARCHIE B Employer name Broome County Amount $40,655.76 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERX, ALICIA B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,655.40 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNISH, TARA A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $40,655.35 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BAERE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Newark Housing Authority Amount $40,654.92 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINES, ROBERT W Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,654.80 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TAMMY J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,654.80 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHEAD, CHRISTIAN H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,654.45 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, JAMIE M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $40,654.32 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLENS, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,653.80 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, LAVONDA D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,653.79 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULEY, KATHLEEN C Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $40,653.71 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSKE, GEORGE Employer name Bridgewtr-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $40,653.67 Date 04/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,653.62 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, SHERROD L Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,653.56 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORA, DEREK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,653.54 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ALEX Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $40,653.10 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, DENNIS R Employer name Department of Law Amount $40,653.04 Date 01/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, SHAWN M Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $40,652.98 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSARO, JAMES P Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $40,652.98 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, CAROLE Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $40,652.95 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ROGER G Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $40,652.71 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON-NAGELSCHMIDT, CATHERINE Employer name Otsego County Amount $40,652.59 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNERMAN, BRIAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,652.52 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, TANIA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $40,652.23 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, REDEANA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,652.10 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, CAROL A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $40,652.09 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ROBIN L Employer name Village of Camden Amount $40,652.08 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONNEVILLE, KELLI L Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,651.94 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDIO, AMY S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,651.82 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON-WARD, TIFFANY C Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $40,651.78 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEKKEKKARA, SALI E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,651.54 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MATTHEW S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,651.22 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZOWY, SHANLEY C Employer name Erie County Amount $40,650.91 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK-ROSE, VERONICA I Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,650.72 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANJESKI, NICOLE E Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,650.42 Date 08/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, BRADD A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,650.34 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, MARK A Employer name Hudson Valley Greenway Council Amount $40,650.34 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, CHRISTINE C Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,650.28 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELDER, ASHLEY V Employer name Washington County Amount $40,649.89 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, MICHELLE L Employer name Mechanicville Dist Pub Library Amount $40,649.85 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, LUCILLE A Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $40,649.73 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, CYNTHIA M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $40,649.49 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBOUGH, TERRI A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,649.34 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, SHAWN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,649.31 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMIE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,649.23 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, CRAIG G Employer name Franklin County Amount $40,649.06 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, JEFFERY D Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $40,648.70 Date 09/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOWSKI, DAVID A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $40,648.59 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGADIER, ADAM B Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $40,648.33 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JACKIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,648.31 Date 05/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILNE, ANDREA E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,648.27 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, NALINE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,648.20 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULAN, JEREMY S Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $40,648.14 Date 05/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFETTONE, ANGELA R Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $40,648.09 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $40,648.04 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, CAROLYN M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $40,648.00 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, MIRIAM Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $40,647.95 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMROOP, MOSES G Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,647.62 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, REGHAN A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,647.16 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, LUKE R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $40,647.16 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ALEXIS D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,647.01 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, DENNIS G, II Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,647.00 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, KIMBERLY T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,646.95 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, AMANPREET Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $40,646.95 Date 04/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, ARLENE M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $40,646.93 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ROY P, JR Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $40,646.89 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITKIN, TODD P Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,646.61 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DEBBRA E Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $40,646.60 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPUT, LYNDA S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,646.25 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNTERBORN, IRENE E Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $40,646.17 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSAW, GLORIA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,646.11 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, JEREMY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,646.07 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KIMBERLY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $40,645.97 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUSTER, SHAWN D Employer name Wayne County Amount $40,645.94 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ASHLEY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $40,645.93 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CARISSA M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $40,645.82 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, THOMAS W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $40,645.79 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHER, THERESA A Employer name Broome County Amount $40,645.64 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOWSKY, KELLY E Employer name Broome County Amount $40,645.64 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUCI, FRANCESCA L Employer name Broome County Amount $40,645.37 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $40,645.18 Date 02/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Parishville Amount $40,645.06 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUADRITO, MARIA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,644.83 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, SEAN N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,644.82 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System