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 HOLBROOK, KENNETH R Employer name Village of Hoosick Falls Amount $35,878.31 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, TYLER J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $35,877.90 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, KEVIN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $35,877.89 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDINO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $35,877.85 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, SALVATORE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,877.78 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAS, STANLEY N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,877.10 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, LINDA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,877.10 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $35,877.10 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMER, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $35,877.10 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVA, CAROL ANN J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $35,877.10 Date 11/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, DEBRA P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $35,877.10 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENZA, BARBARA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,876.84 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELABU, HANNA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,876.68 Date 04/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLOCK, RICHARD A Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $35,876.66 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, JEAN C Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $35,876.31 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, AUDREY C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $35,876.16 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVRINGHAM, CHAD J Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $35,876.08 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYSDALE, MARIA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,876.07 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANIELLO, SCOTT L Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $35,875.99 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ASIM L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $35,875.60 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, JONATHAN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,875.36 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGAN, EDWARD J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $35,875.04 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBLE, CAREN E Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $35,874.66 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, JAY S Employer name Village of Cato Amount $35,874.60 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAEYS, DANIEL K Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $35,874.13 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANEESA S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,874.08 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYHUGH, MITCHELL R Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $35,873.62 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHELE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,873.55 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARGARET M Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $35,873.28 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN-LEGG, ANDREA N Employer name Greene County Amount $35,872.62 Date 03/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURKA, MARISSA R Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $35,871.87 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDATO, VALERIE Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $35,871.81 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTCH, DEBORAH A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $35,871.73 Date 03/06/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DEBRA A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $35,871.55 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENER, DOROTHEA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,871.47 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASZKO, BEATA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $35,871.46 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, STEPHEN R Employer name Broome County Amount $35,871.12 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, DONNA G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $35,870.93 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CAROLYN E Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $35,870.81 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SHANE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $35,870.20 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNO, BENJAMIN W Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,869.94 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBREY, DAVID S Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $35,869.94 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, MICHELE A Employer name Erie County Amount $35,869.86 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, JEREME A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $35,869.80 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SHAWN L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $35,869.51 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, JONATHAN L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $35,869.48 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURUN, NADIA Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $35,869.20 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, SHANE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,868.69 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, SUSAN M Employer name Marion CSD Amount $35,868.56 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, AMANDA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,868.52 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, KYLIE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,868.37 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, DONALD J Employer name Town of Conesville Amount $35,867.98 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MELISSA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,867.59 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTEDO, JUSTIN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $35,867.38 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDY, VEDAVALLI G Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $35,867.09 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, JENNIFER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,866.77 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFFERSEN, STEPHEN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,866.31 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, TRACEY R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $35,866.24 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMBULO, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Edmeston Amount $35,866.22 Date 10/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGOLF, ANDREA P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $35,866.18 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, SEAN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,866.13 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORONA, MEGAN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,866.13 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJAK, LINDSAY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,866.13 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Salina Amount $35,865.86 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ANGEL M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $35,865.55 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MICHELLE R Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $35,864.84 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KERRI A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,864.69 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDO, CHRISTINE H Employer name City of Albany Amount $35,864.47 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERS, JED A Employer name Otsego County Amount $35,864.43 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, HELEN Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $35,864.28 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTT, JOSHUA T Employer name Allegany County Amount $35,864.22 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Avon Amount $35,864.10 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDIKOFF, DANA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,864.04 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURSTER, ALLISON M Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $35,864.01 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCRIEF, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $35,863.98 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, TIONA-MECHE J Employer name Erie County Amount $35,863.77 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CHRISTIE L Employer name Madison County Amount $35,863.37 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFOLINO, ROSA Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $35,863.23 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILIANO, TAMMY S Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $35,862.75 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, SALVADOR P Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $35,862.66 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODDO, GIUSEPPE S Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $35,862.38 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $35,862.25 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE SAINT, LOURDEMY I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $35,862.14 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, THOMAS M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $35,862.12 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOKOS, ELIZABETH L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,862.08 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGAERTNER, MELISSA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $35,861.95 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, LAURA A Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $35,861.87 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, DIANE M Employer name Chenango County Amount $35,861.82 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CLAYTON M Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $35,861.25 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KEVIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $35,861.22 Date 08/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTEE, REGINALD A Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $35,861.00 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RYAN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $35,860.90 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $35,860.80 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKING MOREL, GUSTAVO A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $35,860.76 Date 11/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BRIAN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,860.68 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,860.53 Date 08/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMWAZA, RAMSON S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,860.50 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, BRITTNEY N Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $35,860.24 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI ZOPPOLA-BROWN, ALEXANDRA Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $35,860.00 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, GREGORY B Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $35,859.65 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System