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 STAHLSMITH, DENISE M Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $38,039.54 Date 12/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUAREZ, ANA L Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $38,039.43 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELONEK, ELAINE M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $38,039.39 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTES, LISA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,039.24 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, REBECCA J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $38,039.22 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, MELODIE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,039.17 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JORGE O Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,038.86 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFT, DARIN F Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,038.79 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TRAVIS S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $38,038.71 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HENRY, CLORISSA R Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $38,038.66 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MELISSA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,038.29 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEPPLE, ELI C Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $38,038.18 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUDZINSKI, DENISE H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,038.07 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALANCASTRO, FRANCISCO Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $38,037.96 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASER, DEBORAH L Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $38,037.74 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, LEIGHTON K Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $38,037.71 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JOHN M Employer name Town of Solon Amount $38,037.29 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JEFFREY C Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $38,037.19 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIOROWSKI, KAITLYN A Employer name Riverhead Charter School Amount $38,037.01 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKNEY, GENITA N Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $38,036.99 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, HANNAH R Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,036.93 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRO, MARIA L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $38,036.58 Date 06/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARYASZ, PETER P, IV Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,036.42 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $38,036.32 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, LINDA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,036.28 Date 04/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, JASON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,036.03 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLANN, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,035.83 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGER, JOSEPH Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $38,035.66 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWS, CHARLES T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,035.64 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYSER, HILKE A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $38,035.60 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ADRIAN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,035.41 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUNT, ROMAN M Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $38,035.24 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, TIFFANY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,035.21 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYETTE, JEANNINE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,034.81 Date 09/01/1962 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, SANDRA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $38,034.11 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,034.09 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LAUREN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,034.02 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, REBECCA M Employer name Fulton County Amount $38,033.99 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MISTY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,033.92 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIGAN, SHANNON L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $38,033.88 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANDREW W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,033.31 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, DARLENE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $38,032.91 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABADINI, JOHN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,032.89 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEADERER, KAREN M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $38,032.76 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNIE, RONALD N Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $38,032.23 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENIER, ABEL J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $38,031.58 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $38,031.21 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOSE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,031.19 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JOHN M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,031.01 Date 03/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ROBERT J Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $38,030.97 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, WILLIAM E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $38,030.82 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAXLER, BRITTANY N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,030.69 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSON, JENNIFER M Employer name Genesee County Amount $38,030.69 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHDER, SUSAN B Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,030.56 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, REGINA J Employer name Salem CSD Amount $38,030.36 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEONE, SUSAN D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $38,030.30 Date 03/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDJAL, ANCIL K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,030.19 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, MARIETTA J Employer name Tioga County Amount $38,030.02 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVA, EDUARDO M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $38,029.99 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DELL, STACEY L Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $38,029.79 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SHANNON L Employer name Broome County Amount $38,029.65 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAFFERI, MARGARET M Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $38,029.54 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVANI, LINDA J Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $38,029.45 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, JUSTIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,029.41 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, EDDIE L, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,029.34 Date 12/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRIST, JAMES L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,029.31 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, LEE A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $38,029.11 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULLAR, REBECCA L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $38,029.06 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, LINNEA K Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $38,029.00 Date 11/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGENITO, BEVERLY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,028.91 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELOCCI, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $38,028.86 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, BENJAMIN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $38,028.69 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, PAUL R Employer name City of Hudson Amount $38,028.46 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, BRIAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $38,028.19 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAZIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,027.94 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, EDWARD C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,027.60 Date 01/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Chenango County Amount $38,027.22 Date 12/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISKOWITZ, JONATHAN E Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $38,027.20 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, RONALD J, JR Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $38,026.63 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MYISHA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,026.24 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAUTTI, KELLY M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,026.21 Date 06/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMANN, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $38,026.09 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, SUZANNE M Employer name La Fargeville CSD Amount $38,025.46 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, EILEEN O Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $38,025.32 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, BETTY J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $38,025.21 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDLA, THOMAS J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $38,025.08 Date 07/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAMER, JOAN W Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,024.85 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, ELIZABETH E Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $38,024.72 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER CALDERON, AMANDA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,024.52 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Cuba Amount $38,023.97 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTSCH, JAMES S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $38,023.37 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DONALD E, II Employer name Andover CSD Amount $38,023.33 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVINO, GLORIA J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $38,023.17 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, HEIDI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,023.14 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARMENTO, LUIS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $38,022.80 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLMAN, LAURA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,022.65 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, RYAN P Employer name Franklin Co Solid Waste Mgt Au Amount $38,022.59 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINER, STEPHEN T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,022.50 Date 06/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, MARCIE L Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $38,022.30 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $38,022.20 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System