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 LINDSAY, BRENDAN J Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $36,393.41 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Somers Amount $36,393.40 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEL, KENNETH A Employer name Village of Athens Amount $36,393.36 Date 12/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER-LYNCH, KARLENE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $36,393.28 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEW, TYLER F Employer name Tioga County Amount $36,393.23 Date 10/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTMAN, CAROL M Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,393.10 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENG, ELLEN S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,393.07 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGHTON, ARLETTE M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $36,393.05 Date 04/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLMOR-MROZ, DEBORAH S Employer name Ontario County Amount $36,392.81 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSSBACH, PAUL E Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,392.80 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALICHEK, WENDY M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $36,392.55 Date 06/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JASMINE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,392.15 Date 09/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADETE, ROMAN A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $36,392.09 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, DEBORAH Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $36,391.88 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERY, MICHAEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $36,391.34 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT-BROWN, FRANCES L Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $36,391.28 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNOT, PAMELA M Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $36,391.05 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, ELAINE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $36,390.94 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGERETTA, KARI A Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,390.71 Date 05/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, SHONDRA C Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,390.68 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDELL, MICHELLE L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $36,389.85 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, CRAIG A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $36,389.82 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, TAMMY Y Employer name Ontario County Amount $36,389.55 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUNGIS, TAMMY L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $36,389.08 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, J VINCENT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $36,389.07 Date 01/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, SAFIYYA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,388.92 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSEY, DEBRA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,388.73 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Pine Plains Amount $36,388.64 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANDT, CHELSEA S Employer name Education Department Amount $36,388.57 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERE, BRADLEY A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $36,388.41 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, LISA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,388.39 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, TERESA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $36,388.08 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVENELL, MAXWELL, III Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $36,388.05 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, NANCY-LYNN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,388.03 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUL, BETH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $36,387.77 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SORMEAU, JON F, II Employer name Albany County Amount $36,387.67 Date 05/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, BONNIE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,387.63 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DAVID V Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,387.53 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KORI Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $36,387.34 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, JEFFERY D Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $36,387.30 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIAN, MICHELE A Employer name Broome County Amount $36,386.90 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LISA M Employer name Orange County Amount $36,386.90 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLI, JANINE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,386.88 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARDALES, MARIA Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $36,386.71 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, KELLY A Employer name Richmond Memorial Library Amount $36,386.50 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, FRANK R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $36,385.80 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, KURT B Employer name Town of Owego Amount $36,385.75 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERAGHTY, KEVIN B Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $36,385.41 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, SUSAN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $36,385.24 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCHUK, ANGELA E Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $36,385.20 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINDELL, STEVEN C Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $36,384.91 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,384.87 Date 01/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLENBACHER, DONNA L Employer name York CSD Amount $36,384.85 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARY ANN Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $36,384.63 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, MARY A Employer name Columbia County Amount $36,384.61 Date 07/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZATKOWSKI, NANCY A Employer name Orleans County Amount $36,384.60 Date 12/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, BENJAMIN D Employer name Franklin County Amount $36,384.47 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNI, VINCENT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,384.37 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARIUS, JESSICA N Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $36,384.25 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, TIMOTHY W, JR Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $36,384.17 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEY, SUPREMISS I Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,384.06 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELL, KRISTEN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $36,383.96 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNES, BRIAN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,383.88 Date 04/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, ROBIN M Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $36,383.86 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBLEK, BOZANA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,383.81 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORING, KRISTAL F Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $36,383.61 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SARA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,383.41 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, PATRICIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,383.16 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, EDDY J Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $36,382.72 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGMAN, MARY G Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $36,382.67 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSHLAR, KATRINA L Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $36,382.49 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALYER, GENEEN M Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $36,382.19 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBALLEIRA, MARGARET A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $36,382.14 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ARTHUR D, JR Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $36,381.99 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, HOLGER P Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $36,381.71 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKWICA, BONNIE R Employer name Essex County Amount $36,381.68 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $36,381.65 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALJOE, OMARI Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $36,381.60 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, GERRI E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,381.50 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDONIZIO, TONI E Employer name Putnam County Amount $36,381.27 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, JOSEPH F Employer name Putnam County Amount $36,381.27 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULDMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Putnam County Amount $36,381.27 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BUE, BERNADINE D Employer name Putnam County Amount $36,381.27 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUCCIMARRA, BARBARA Employer name Putnam County Amount $36,381.27 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FABIO, MICHAEL C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $36,381.24 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CRONE, KENNETH M Employer name Town of Napoli Amount $36,380.92 Date 07/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, KELLEY M Employer name Erie County Amount $36,380.82 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIOU, SOMLITH Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $36,380.00 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESPI, MICHAEL A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $36,379.62 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, CHARLES J Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $36,379.55 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $36,379.52 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRAPUTO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,379.40 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINTA, STEPHEN A Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $36,379.28 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANGEL B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $36,379.02 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALENO, VIVIAN Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $36,378.52 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGO, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $36,378.48 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, KRISTIN E Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $36,378.28 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORDO, JAYNE A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $36,378.06 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, MICHAEL P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $36,378.03 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, JONATHAN D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,377.42 Date 11/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System