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 COUGHLIN, PATRICIA H Employer name Schenectady County Amount $40,185.44 Date 11/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, CELICIA S Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $40,185.36 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, LE ROY Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $40,185.14 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MARION L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,185.06 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINES, THOMAS A Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $40,184.91 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DAWN TERESA Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $40,184.80 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, BRIAN D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,184.78 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, JENNY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,184.69 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, CHRISTIAN R Employer name Town of Johnsburg Amount $40,184.58 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNDROW, ANGELA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $40,184.56 Date 12/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, SARAH E Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,184.53 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, PATRICIA C Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,184.40 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DIANE Employer name Tioga County Amount $40,183.85 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAR, PETER H Employer name Clinton Co Soil/Water Con Dis Amount $40,183.60 Date 05/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANVILLE, GRACE F Employer name Warren County Amount $40,183.08 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, JOY C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $40,183.07 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPNEY, KIM A Employer name Warren County Amount $40,183.00 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, LORA J Employer name Warren County Amount $40,183.00 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCEGLIA, MICHELLE L Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $40,182.51 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGAR, RICHARD M, II Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $40,182.26 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LEONARD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $40,182.25 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, LORI L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,182.10 Date 01/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Oswego Amount $40,181.88 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, DORINDA R Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $40,181.80 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUPPO, BARBARA J Employer name Erie County Amount $40,181.61 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETZ, JEAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $40,181.47 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUE, SAMANTHA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $40,181.05 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, WAYNE D Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $40,180.80 Date 12/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, EDWARD J Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $40,180.60 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWARTLER, LISA A Employer name Orange County Amount $40,180.51 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, FRANK M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $40,180.39 Date 07/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGHAM, CHARLA A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,180.35 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASAPIS, PATRICIA A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $40,180.17 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BRADLEY E Employer name Town of Campbell Amount $40,180.04 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTAPIECE, LYNN A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $40,179.84 Date 07/02/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, HAROLD S Employer name Town of Russell Amount $40,179.77 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHEN, SHANNON M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,179.61 Date 05/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALY, LANEQUIA S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,179.47 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, MARY BETH Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $40,179.31 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ROBIN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,179.30 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALETTE, ROSANNA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $40,179.03 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHAM, COLIN R Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $40,178.22 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWOLUK, HAVARAH Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $40,178.19 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTINGER, AMY M Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $40,178.05 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERKO, DEANNA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $40,177.84 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, TIMOTHY R Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $40,177.80 Date 07/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, GREGORY Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $40,177.73 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JOSEF A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,177.66 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDANI, FERDINAND L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,177.61 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDDIN, ANWAR M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $40,177.22 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SARA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,176.97 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBUSKI, DAVID P Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $40,176.63 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSHENKO, RANDY P Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $40,175.75 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTTER, MICHAEL S Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $40,175.58 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, CHRIS A Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $40,175.55 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JOHN W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,175.54 Date 09/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGNIBENE, JUDITH A Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $40,175.49 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SYBIL E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,174.91 Date 01/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FALLON C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,174.82 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGBLOOD, KEITH E Employer name Town of Chili Amount $40,174.54 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODARO, GLORIA T Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $40,174.48 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DEVITT, COLTON M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $40,174.05 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHLU, GIDEY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,173.98 Date 10/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, REECE A Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $40,173.86 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, RAYMOND D Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $40,173.72 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECK, CHERYL A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $40,173.62 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MARY M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $40,173.62 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVAS, THERESA A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $40,173.24 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURGAN, SUSAN M Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $40,172.83 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFRON, BARBARA A Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $40,172.79 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRADLEY K Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $40,172.40 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, SEAN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,172.32 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $40,172.32 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TWANA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,172.03 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, PAUL Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $40,171.76 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANA-GUZMAN, MARISSA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,171.59 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, JACKIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,171.50 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, SHAWN W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $40,171.28 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDROTTI, CASSANDRA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,171.17 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MARK T Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $40,171.09 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, PAUL G Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $40,171.06 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROBERT T Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $40,170.60 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYANSKI, DONALD W Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,170.56 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, JAMIE B Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,170.49 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTLING, TISTRYA G Employer name Town of New Lebanon Amount $40,170.10 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, VALERIE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,170.06 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKANSON, BONNIE L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $40,169.94 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARF, NICOLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,169.48 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYCZKA, JENNIFER Employer name Wyoming County I D A Amount $40,169.26 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, TAMARA L Employer name Orange County Amount $40,169.23 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, KEITH R Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,169.13 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIETON, PAWEL J Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $40,169.00 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIOTTI, ELIZABETH G Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $40,168.99 Date 01/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARIBEL Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,168.93 Date 04/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECOMBER, DANA P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,168.74 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAPP, WENDY A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $40,168.64 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERSIGNI, MARY J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $40,168.43 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, JOSEPH V, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $40,168.41 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHENG, MAO DE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,167.98 Date 08/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, JANICE J Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $40,167.78 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System