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 HAYNES, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Dunkirk Amount $39,587.19 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, MARK P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $39,587.01 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGRODZKI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Clinton County Amount $39,586.65 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, YVONNE H Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $39,586.47 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANOFF, JAMES S Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $39,586.36 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, REBECCA J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $39,586.30 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, JULIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,586.22 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, JOHN M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $39,586.20 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, LAURA A Employer name Warren County Amount $39,585.97 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMER, ABBY Employer name Village of Dryden Amount $39,585.94 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIWINSKI, TERESA A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,585.47 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCIOUS, DELBERT G, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $39,585.14 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MATTHEW L Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,585.07 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, REBECCA A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $39,584.89 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, JANET M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $39,583.94 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, MELISSA M Employer name Town of Eden Amount $39,583.86 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ERIC, JR Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $39,583.72 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, MORGEN M Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,583.42 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, RYAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,582.94 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MERULA M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,582.91 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMPLET, PHARA M Employer name Broome County Amount $39,582.71 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSICK, DEBORAH J Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $39,582.60 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPTA, ALVIN C Employer name Town of Mina Amount $39,582.58 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $39,582.55 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KAREN Y Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,582.52 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHLMAN, LEE E, II Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $39,582.40 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOCA, EVA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,582.10 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, MEGAN E Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $39,582.00 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENHOUSE, KELLY A Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $39,581.89 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, MARLENA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $39,581.74 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, WILLIAM P Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $39,581.69 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, ALAN F Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,581.34 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAANSEN, DONNA B Employer name Marion CSD Amount $39,581.20 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATUCCI, WILLIAM M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,581.03 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, SARAH L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,580.92 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, SHERI J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,580.80 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAIRE, DOUGLAS P Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,580.58 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITE, MITAJA S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,580.50 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, EILEEN M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $39,580.47 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOCELYN R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,580.45 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, CATHERINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,580.43 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, NAOMIE I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,580.35 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSE, MARY JANE A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $39,580.30 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, TAMMY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,580.08 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, GAETANO Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $39,579.52 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRONSKI, PATRICIA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,579.50 Date 03/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERVEER, CORY D Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $39,579.34 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DANIELLE E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,578.65 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRAUT, KRISTY L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $39,577.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, CYNTHIA M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $39,577.76 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRBAR, DYLAN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $39,577.68 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALTRITO, ROSEANNE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,577.63 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, JOHN Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $39,577.61 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, NICHOLAS C Employer name Erie County Amount $39,577.48 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARELLO, TERRI L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,577.44 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETZER, MARK R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,576.60 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, ANNMARIE Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $39,576.29 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ZACHARY J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,576.25 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, LYNDA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,576.17 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENIS, CAROL A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $39,576.16 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYNE, KIM L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,576.02 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, RYAN M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $39,575.96 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELE, CAROLINE D Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $39,575.70 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREITZMAN, GLORIA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $39,575.64 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, SANDRA I Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,575.62 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZICH, LUIS A Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $39,575.62 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ELADIO Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,575.43 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANA, AURORA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,575.36 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTANI, ELAINE M Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,575.23 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, SHAYLIN S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,574.61 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODESWA, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $39,574.52 Date 07/20/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, TIMOTHY B Employer name Town of Fort Covington Amount $39,573.82 Date 11/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SARAH C Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $39,573.58 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKS, KHAWAN E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $39,573.39 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, OMARI M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,572.97 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRENDON L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $39,572.66 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIBERT, JEAN R Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $39,572.59 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIOLA, SONYA C Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $39,572.28 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLURICH, BENJAMIN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,572.18 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTENCOURT, GIOVANNA M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $39,572.07 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, RACHEL A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,572.03 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARIA, LISA M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $39,571.30 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFTON, MARY E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,571.28 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KENNETH G Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $39,570.99 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, WENDOL L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $39,570.94 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLIK, RYAN W Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $39,570.82 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANSKI, CAROL L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,570.39 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANAPOLIS, DARLENE P Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $39,570.06 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DAWNA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $39,569.91 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, JONATHAN R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,569.83 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPONE, JODI L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $39,569.79 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHLER, MICHELLE L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,569.70 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISDELL, DONALD K, JR Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $39,569.47 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGS, VANESSA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,569.22 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, PETER H, JR Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $39,569.01 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, MATTHEW J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $39,568.97 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, MARK T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,568.70 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLARI, KRISTI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,568.62 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICERO, JANA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,567.89 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHWOT, LEROY F Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $39,567.89 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System