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 CORNELIUS, DIRK A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,338.35 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, JOHN A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,338.11 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LILLO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $40,337.37 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOVER, PAUL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,337.19 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECK, SUSAN L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $40,336.98 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, JONATHAN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,336.83 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKS, JANELLE L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $40,336.79 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTU, VASANTHA K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,336.67 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLES A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $40,336.53 Date 08/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, GLORIA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,336.46 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, WILLIAM J Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $40,336.26 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, MICHAEL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $40,336.11 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, TARA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $40,335.81 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRICIUS, LISA A Employer name Town of Warsaw Amount $40,335.80 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFLER, CAROLE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,335.77 Date 05/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADERA-FLIEGELMAN, ELIX R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $40,335.74 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFALIA, NORA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $40,335.71 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSEVERA, LISA A Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $40,335.47 Date 11/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCI, ANDREW T Employer name Albany County Amount $40,335.42 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, TIMOTHY Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $40,335.24 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, BRIANNE P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,335.16 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIR, PELLY Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $40,335.03 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESCI, NICHOLAS R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,334.95 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, LILLIAN P Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $40,334.76 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Jewett Amount $40,334.73 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RYAN M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $40,334.72 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCANO, RAFAEL A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $40,334.52 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ROBB E, II Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,334.35 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LORI Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $40,334.09 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEMARA, TAFFY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,333.69 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, CINDY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,333.69 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, RENAE Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $40,333.59 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILANSKI, LAURA A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $40,333.21 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANS, ALMAIRA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,332.98 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA-VARGAS, SANTIAGO Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $40,332.55 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, TONY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,332.48 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, EDWARD J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,331.96 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, PATRICIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,331.74 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, KARINA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,331.55 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTMER, CHRISTINE Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $40,331.52 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, DONNA J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $40,331.33 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, CHANEL M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $40,331.16 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGUNA, EILEEN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,331.12 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, TERRI L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,331.08 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYMAN, KIMBERLY J Employer name Tioga County Amount $40,330.85 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, MATTHEW C Employer name Town of Pitcairn Amount $40,330.71 Date 11/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, LISA A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $40,330.56 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,330.40 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGS, JEFFERY T Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $40,330.03 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, BARBARA G Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $40,330.01 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, HOLLY Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $40,329.89 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZIN, WENDY L Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $40,329.70 Date 01/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDOUS, LETA M Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $40,329.70 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, VICTOR S Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $40,329.57 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, BETH Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $40,329.31 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, GABRIELLE A Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $40,329.08 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGHAM, BENJAMIN E Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $40,329.00 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, GREGORY A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $40,328.51 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, ANTHONY M Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $40,328.51 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGES, THERESA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,328.39 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSCH, DAVID J Employer name Town of Clay Amount $40,328.30 Date 06/05/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURI, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Clay Amount $40,328.30 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUBEK, HENRY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,328.14 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENDER, MARY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,328.14 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, KATIE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,328.13 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISEL, FREDERICK G Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $40,328.12 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JULIE A Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $40,328.07 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JEFFREY R JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,328.03 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, MARY ELLEN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $40,327.92 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNESS, DANA J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $40,327.87 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAM, SOKUNA Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $40,327.77 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUGARS, JEDIDIAH T Employer name Bath CSD Amount $40,327.70 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, JOYCE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,327.65 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLUZZI, JOHN A Employer name City of Hornell Amount $40,327.63 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, LAWRENCE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,327.49 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DENNIS L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $40,327.43 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUYE, ROSA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,327.06 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPER, TAMMY L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $40,326.82 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKRIS, MELINA M Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $40,326.57 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GROW, BRENTON P Employer name Town of Massena Amount $40,326.52 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JAN LAMAR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $40,326.40 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLERHOUSE, JENNIFER E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $40,326.40 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROXEL, KRISTI L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,326.32 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLIAM, VALERIE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,326.25 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, ROBERT C Employer name Orange County Amount $40,326.16 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, ROBERT J Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $40,325.55 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, KELLI A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $40,325.53 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGENBAUGH, ANTOINETTE Employer name Greene County Amount $40,325.45 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSLOW, SANDRA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,325.40 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GEORGIO, RONALD J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $40,325.10 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,325.01 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CATHLEEN J Employer name Town of Busti Amount $40,324.98 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNAT, JENNIE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $40,324.65 Date 07/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIELLE Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,324.43 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, PAUL T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,324.13 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW, SHARON L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $40,324.09 Date 11/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BONNIE S Employer name Livingston Manor CSD Amount $40,323.96 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, GREGORY Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $40,323.75 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLIVER, VALERIE L Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $40,323.74 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, KAREN L Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,323.73 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System