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 VAN AMBURG, BRANDON J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $37,301.60 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABO, BARBARA A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $37,301.59 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, VICKI S Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,301.18 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVORE, ASHLEY E Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,301.12 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEYL, SHEILA P Employer name Village of Broadalbin Amount $37,300.82 Date 05/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JAMIE S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,300.49 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JADEEN L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,300.38 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLCARE, DAREK L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,300.19 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLT, MARISSA R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $37,300.11 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, TRACY C Employer name Town of Smithville Amount $37,299.96 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLECHA, MARCIA A Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $37,299.92 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, DAVID J, JR Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $37,299.73 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTEN, TRAVIS W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $37,299.36 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITSCHE, ANNE M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $37,298.94 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, LAURALEE M Employer name Washington County Amount $37,298.78 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLUPS, CAROLYN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,298.57 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHOFT, WILLIAM T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,298.41 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODORE, SHARON D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,298.34 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEURER, SUSAN M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $37,298.30 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHY, BLESSON K Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $37,298.04 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODDENBERY, MICHAEL A Employer name Manchester Shortsville CSD Amount $37,297.50 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, SUSAN C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,297.25 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEBRAL, MICHELLE S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,297.25 Date 12/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAES, DANIELLE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,297.22 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAE, CHERYL M Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,297.22 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISEL, AMBER L Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $37,297.00 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOETTLER, ARI D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $37,296.83 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO-BURGOS, MARLENE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $37,296.79 Date 04/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, FELECIA D Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,296.54 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, MARIA A Employer name Wyoming CSD Amount $37,295.85 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAROOQ, SERWAT Employer name Department of Law Amount $37,295.72 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, KYLE A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $37,295.68 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKIAS, MICHAEL F Employer name Westchester County Amount $37,295.51 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDRONE, ARMANDO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,295.29 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BIANCO, DEOBRAH R Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $37,295.26 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMAK, BROOKE K Employer name Cortland County Amount $37,295.16 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Rutland Amount $37,295.02 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATWIJEC, NICHOLAS M Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,294.88 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, KRISTOPHER J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,294.87 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, EVA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,294.84 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JILL M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $37,294.37 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, REAGINA L Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $37,294.33 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFELE, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,294.22 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, MICHAEL L, JR Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $37,294.02 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ZAGO, DAWN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $37,293.79 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, SONIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,293.37 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABADI, TAREQ D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $37,293.32 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEETHU MANOHARAN, FNU Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $37,292.90 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVATO-PAPPALARDO, PATRICIA B Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,292.54 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSZEWSKI, DAVID E Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $37,292.51 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MOND, RUSSELL L, II Employer name Town of Summerhill Amount $37,292.50 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DENISE L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $37,292.19 Date 09/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,292.15 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDJOIAN, CYNTHIA Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $37,292.06 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES H Employer name Erie County Amount $37,291.10 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, THERESA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $37,290.80 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARE, MICHAEL P Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,290.80 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBLASIO, TIFFANY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,290.78 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIORE, SANDRA V Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $37,290.61 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CARON J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,290.57 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CARMELO Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $37,290.43 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, SUSAN I Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,290.40 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, ROBIN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $37,289.60 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JOHN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,289.50 Date 09/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, ROBERTA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,289.40 Date 03/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JUDY K Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,288.83 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, LORI A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,288.34 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLL, WILLIAM G Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $37,288.04 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ATRICIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $37,287.89 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLIN, LINDA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,287.53 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, STEPHEN D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $37,287.39 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, NATALIE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $37,287.29 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIMMANO, FRANK A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $37,287.28 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, BRADLEY T Employer name City of Albany Amount $37,286.89 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, LINDA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,286.88 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSALACO, CAROLYN D Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $37,286.87 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, SHERRY L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $37,286.68 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, JEFFREY F Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,286.54 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, SUSAN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,286.42 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, THERESA L Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $37,286.40 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKER, LUCINDA J Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $37,286.36 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKDEM-MONACELLI, HULYA Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,286.27 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,285.41 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DARREN D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,285.01 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARPINO, SUZANNE Employer name Broome County Amount $37,284.91 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KIM E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $37,284.85 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS-GRAY, MARVA A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $37,284.19 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, JAMES W Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $37,284.10 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,283.86 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, ANITA B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $37,283.55 Date 03/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYHOLM, DENISE Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $37,283.38 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFORD, CARL E Employer name Corning Community College Amount $37,283.36 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, TERRY K Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $37,282.76 Date 09/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, NATHAN T Employer name Erie County Amount $37,282.71 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBBLIES, AHALIA S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $37,282.57 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, SHAWN Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $37,282.18 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOSE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $37,281.97 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LINNZI A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $37,281.93 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCA, CLAUDIA M Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $37,281.61 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGALLO, KATHLEEN R Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $37,281.56 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System