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 COSEO, MATTHEW R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $37,245.61 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, DARREN V Employer name Edmeston CSD Amount $37,245.37 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MARY T Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $37,245.20 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANGLOW, SEAN P Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,245.10 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TEISHA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $37,245.05 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, EMILY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,245.00 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARIA, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $37,244.78 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, ANDREW Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,244.52 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BUE, JUSTIN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,244.32 Date 03/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, JOSE G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $37,244.25 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGABOS, THERESA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $37,243.97 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, DENISE E Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,243.81 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLUKE, DIANE M Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $37,243.70 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, TASHA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,243.69 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DONNA M Employer name Oneida Housing Authority Amount $37,243.67 Date 05/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENNO, PATRICIA Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $37,243.37 Date 08/29/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ERIC L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,243.29 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEES, BARBARA J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,243.15 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, MARGARET A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,243.15 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,243.12 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, MALIYKA H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,243.00 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDT, PETER J, II Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,242.65 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DENISE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,242.54 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODIE, TRACEY-ANN M Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $37,242.45 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, KAREN S Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $37,242.10 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ICKSTADT, EILEEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,242.07 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, KAREN A Employer name Village of Depew Amount $37,241.92 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS WHYNE, DONOVAN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $37,241.69 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DOROTHY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,241.41 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JASON Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,240.68 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDING, CYNTHIA K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,240.67 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $37,240.64 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, DEBORAH A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $37,240.29 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILD, JO ANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,240.12 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, BONNIE S Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $37,240.10 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, YOLANDA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $37,239.84 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, ROBIN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,239.74 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KATHLEEN D Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $37,239.68 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, KATHLEEN L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $37,239.62 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LYNN M Employer name Orange County Amount $37,239.52 Date 09/17/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, KRISTEEN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,239.08 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, EDRA LYNN Employer name Department of State Amount $37,238.74 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMONTE, ANGELINA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,238.62 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWN, LANCE W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,238.59 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, DUANE F Employer name Town of Austerlitz Amount $37,238.56 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, MICHELLE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,238.54 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ANDREW P Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $37,238.19 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,237.83 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOWACKI, ROBERT H Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,237.49 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMPSON, JENNIFER Employer name Washington County Amount $37,237.46 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, DEBORAH M Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,237.30 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, AMANDA J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $37,237.13 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHEM, JO ANN M Employer name Essex County Amount $37,237.10 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ADAM G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $37,236.97 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSCALZO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $37,236.95 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, GARY Employer name Albany County Amount $37,236.86 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, LESLIE A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $37,236.79 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, CODY M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,236.52 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL-ROSELENE, ARLEIGH Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $37,236.35 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, RENEE K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,236.26 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLABOUGH, DARCY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $37,236.25 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDGREN, HERMAN J Employer name Village of Camden Amount $37,236.05 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLASZCZYK, ELIZABETH Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $37,236.02 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTHERDEN, VALERIE L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,235.85 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISEL, SIERRA E Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $37,235.64 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHY, EMILY B Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $37,235.44 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALETTA, LINDA J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $37,235.39 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILL, KIMBERLEE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,235.37 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TYIER, GRANT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,235.23 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, FAYE L Employer name Chenango County Amount $37,235.00 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIANO, RAYMOND Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $37,234.74 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, YOULANDA Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $37,234.54 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRY, CHARLES G, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,234.40 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BARBARA A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $37,234.13 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEL, JENNIFER D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $37,234.07 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, SEAN T Employer name Town of Conesville Amount $37,233.84 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CODY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $37,233.70 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JOANNA Employer name Orange County Amount $37,233.65 Date 06/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ANGEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $37,233.60 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CLARICE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $37,233.40 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO FRANCO, JAMES A Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $37,233.31 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASMEISTER, CINDY L Employer name Department of State Amount $37,233.18 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, DAPHNE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $37,233.11 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, TISHARA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,232.94 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRETTO, MEGHAN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,232.83 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, LEANE Employer name Erie County Amount $37,232.17 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DAVE J Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $37,232.08 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, JOSHUA T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $37,231.90 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TAMMIE S Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,231.81 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIK, TYLER R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $37,231.72 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, ELIZABETH A Employer name Yates County Amount $37,231.71 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAL, ROBERT J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $37,231.40 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMMINO, JOHN A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $37,231.31 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RAYMOND E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $37,230.92 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, MARILYN Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $37,230.88 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUAZZA, MEJDI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $37,230.84 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMISON, KALAB Employer name Town of Centerville Amount $37,230.82 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELLY, LAURA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,230.54 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH J Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,230.32 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, DEBORAH A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $37,230.20 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System