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 ROSSIELLO, THOMAS M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,236.16 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE-HOWARD, VALERIE S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,236.08 Date 03/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVERRI, ANDREW A Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,236.02 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TERRY S Employer name Town of Hope Amount $40,235.81 Date 04/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, EVELYN Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $40,235.70 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, CHERYL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,235.66 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, DARIS G Employer name Madison County Amount $40,235.01 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JUDY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,234.96 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, ADAM V Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $40,234.92 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSIAH M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $40,234.76 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CHRISTINE R Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $40,234.53 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, KATHERINE G Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $40,234.31 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, GARY D Employer name Town of Union Amount $40,234.05 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEKIERS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,234.02 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AUDREY N Employer name Broome County Amount $40,233.98 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, CHRISTI L Employer name Lewis County Amount $40,233.59 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATOR, DANIEL R Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $40,233.39 Date 07/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERLEGRAND, MARC M Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $40,232.93 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIFF, STEPHEN C Employer name Lewis County Amount $40,232.80 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRON, TERRENCE J Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $40,232.74 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROHASKA, SHERRY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,232.49 Date 09/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOSHUA Q Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,232.15 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, PATRICIA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,232.12 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORUJO, JORGE L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,232.02 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHNIE, KASEEM D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,231.99 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MENELIK Z, JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $40,231.94 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANDSEN, CASEY V Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,231.68 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, AMBER R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $40,231.11 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERASMO, STEPHANIE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $40,230.89 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Ira Amount $40,230.84 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GEORGE O Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,230.81 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, SHARRON A Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $40,230.74 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOELGER, MARY BETH Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $40,230.73 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Reading Amount $40,230.50 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMON, RENEE L Employer name Broome County Amount $40,230.35 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, MICHELLE L Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $40,230.03 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, LARRY E, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,229.95 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, TRISHA A Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $40,229.93 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, ANN M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $40,229.92 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, TANESHA V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,229.87 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, MARY Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,229.85 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DARCIA E Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $40,229.85 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SHAWN S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $40,229.79 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORINE, STACY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,229.71 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ASHLEY T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,229.60 Date 03/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNISCH, PAUL G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,229.54 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, TERRY R Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $40,229.00 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES-WALLACE, JUDY G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,228.95 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, CYNTHIA K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,228.55 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, RYAN W Employer name Town of Portville Amount $40,228.53 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTABROOKS, MAUREEN L Employer name Genesee County Amount $40,228.22 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOSTHENES, MILEON Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $40,228.04 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, SHARON E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $40,227.99 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JULIE Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,227.55 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, KRISTINA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,227.28 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, LUIS Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $40,227.17 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBO, KIMBERLY M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $40,227.11 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOT, MARK W Employer name Town of Mohawk Amount $40,226.84 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMING, JAIMELYN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,226.75 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, LORIE M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $40,226.64 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, RICHARD Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $40,226.43 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, KEVIN M Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $40,226.32 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULSON, KENNETH S Employer name Town of Schaghticoke Amount $40,226.29 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ALFRED J Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $40,226.17 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLSINELLO, CRYSTAL M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $40,226.16 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, BERTRAND C Employer name Orange County Amount $40,226.04 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE-MC CUE, CATHERINE M Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $40,225.80 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, DIANE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,225.65 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMINO, RITA L Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $40,225.63 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, MEGHAN E Employer name Education Department Amount $40,225.52 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $40,225.47 Date 10/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, WILLIAM Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,225.28 Date 05/08/1961 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ZORMAYMA T Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,224.97 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $40,224.92 Date 03/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, APRIL N Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $40,224.66 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIERO, JEANEEN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $40,224.64 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DAVID J Employer name Town of Wellsville Amount $40,224.63 Date 06/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSION, MARGARET M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,224.55 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PAUL K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,224.49 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, MELANIE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,224.47 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLICKSMAN, DANA Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,224.17 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIECZNY, JANET Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,224.15 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, LAURA N Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $40,224.14 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, PETRA I Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $40,223.79 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, NEIL E Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $40,223.69 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEN, ANNE M Employer name Albany County Amount $40,223.14 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, GLADYS M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,223.10 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANTINE, KALEY N Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $40,223.02 Date 04/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JASON C Employer name Town of Dickinson Amount $40,223.00 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, BRIAN C Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $40,222.79 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBALLOS, ELIZABETH Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $40,222.58 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN-GOLDYCH, BETTY A Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,222.55 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWAIN, JAMMIE J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $40,221.72 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIA, MARIA FIOR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,221.59 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MARVIN J, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,221.53 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, CATHERINE F Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,221.44 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBASCO, APRIL L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,221.17 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, JOAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,221.05 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLRICH, MELISSA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,220.88 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORDE, MEHETHABEEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,220.77 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System