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 ESPINAL, PAUL A Employer name Broome County Amount $37,729.97 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCINELLI, JOHN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $37,729.96 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGONETTI, DAWN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $37,729.54 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $37,728.76 Date 11/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSMAN, DANIEL Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $37,728.41 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, PENNY E Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $37,728.40 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEAN, MICHAEL J, IV Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $37,727.95 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAMELA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,727.52 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, MARGARET R Employer name Erie County Amount $37,726.99 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, MARY A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $37,726.77 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACIC, MELISSA A Employer name Orange County Amount $37,726.70 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, MATTHEW A Employer name Orange County Amount $37,726.70 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPHER, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,726.25 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMOSINSKI, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $37,726.16 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, RUBEN D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $37,726.04 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ANDREW P Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $37,725.98 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIVETTA, JERRY D Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $37,725.88 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CAROL Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,725.84 Date 06/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, ARTE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,725.57 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, TYLER Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,725.08 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, CAITLIN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,725.07 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, IAN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,724.81 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DION, SHELLEY A Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $37,724.32 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUMAN, ERICA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,722.52 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINIELLO, MICHELLE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $37,722.38 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDSON, STEVEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $37,722.38 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRECKI, AMANDA J Employer name Albany County Amount $37,722.20 Date 10/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, IVANA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,721.88 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROSANTO, RAYMOND Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $37,721.77 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANNA, JESSICA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $37,721.69 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, SUSAN M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $37,721.44 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRONE, JEANETTE M Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,721.43 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, YISSETT Employer name Rockland County Amount $37,721.41 Date 12/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDARD, SHAYNA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $37,721.19 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, WILLIAM B Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $37,721.06 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, AMY L Employer name Erie County Amount $37,720.28 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, ROBERT Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $37,720.25 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENHENNETT, THOMAS R Employer name Broome County Amount $37,720.14 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JENNIFER K Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $37,720.02 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREAS, CHARLES LEO Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,719.63 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALD, CINDY L Employer name Essex County Amount $37,719.60 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JAMES C, SR Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $37,719.20 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, REGINALD L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $37,718.93 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHMOR, JASON C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,718.89 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, THERESA L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $37,718.74 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILOTTI, DONNA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,718.66 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MICHELLE E Employer name Town of Ulysses Amount $37,718.65 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNISTRA, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Rome Amount $37,718.61 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEN, WILLIAM E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,718.49 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTELL, JOSE L Employer name Village of Newark Amount $37,718.49 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON-TORRES, ERICA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,718.43 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMBLE, TINA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,718.08 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHERYL D Employer name City of Watertown Amount $37,718.07 Date 05/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, KAREN L Employer name Bath CSD Amount $37,717.95 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUTHEN, MYRITH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,717.74 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLOD, DEBORAH A Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $37,717.57 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, NEIL A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $37,716.80 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GINA E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $37,716.11 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, EDWARD R Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,715.82 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, MELISSA A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $37,715.68 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, EMILIO F Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $37,715.44 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, JOSHUA A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $37,715.35 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKLEY-DUNN, RENEE J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $37,714.96 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, DEMETRIUS Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,714.94 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPEKA, CHARLES F Employer name Broome County Amount $37,714.86 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LISA M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $37,714.71 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCOLLUM, PAMELA S Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $37,714.25 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTER, DENARDO R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,714.10 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIA, SUSAN G Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $37,713.87 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LYNN M Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $37,713.64 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLETT, DEBRA C Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $37,713.44 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, RONALD A, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $37,713.18 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRICK, GEORGE E, III Employer name Wyoming County Amount $37,713.00 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, MICHELLE L Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $37,712.87 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DIANE Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,712.80 Date 06/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENG, RAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,712.58 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIO, EMILY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,712.31 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, TAMMY S Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $37,712.03 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, TANYA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,711.74 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, SUZANNE D Employer name Morristown CSD Amount $37,711.58 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASCH, LLOYD P Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $37,711.56 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, BRIAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,711.42 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOD, LINDA D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,711.39 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTER, DARLENE Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $37,711.25 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATO, CONNIE A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $37,711.08 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, KHALICE K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $37,711.05 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRIDGET C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,710.96 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRIG, MICHELLE T Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $37,710.88 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERO, NANCY M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $37,710.78 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, LISA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $37,710.39 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUTLY, RONALD C, III Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,709.95 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LAQUITA M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,709.75 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHO, SUSAN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,709.73 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOSEPHINE Employer name Albany County Amount $37,709.57 Date 10/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNALLY, BRYAN W Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $37,709.50 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ROBERT J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $37,709.43 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LAKISHA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $37,709.30 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, DON A Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $37,708.67 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JOSHUA E Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $37,708.15 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLINS, DONNA J Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $37,708.11 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System