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 GRAFFEO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $35,693.45 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMA, JEFFREY M Employer name Erie County Amount $35,693.32 Date 07/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, BARBARA M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $35,693.15 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, DICK S, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,693.05 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, LAURIE L Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $35,693.01 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISSER, THERESA H Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $35,692.82 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOUNTY, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Franklin County Amount $35,692.78 Date 07/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINACORE, ROSEANN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,692.65 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JORDAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $35,692.59 Date 07/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, KELLY L Employer name Allegany County Amount $35,692.11 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVILLE, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $35,692.11 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMA, SUZANNE C Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $35,691.90 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMAN, ETHEL Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,691.89 Date 09/06/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, KATHY M Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $35,691.56 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, STEVEN G Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $35,691.52 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISAREK, JOSHUA D Employer name Erie County Amount $35,691.29 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, AARON T Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $35,690.40 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, GIROLAMA Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $35,690.10 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSOLO, DONNA M Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $35,689.57 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANKS, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Lima Amount $35,689.40 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOCELYN J Employer name Otsego County Amount $35,689.11 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LEEMARIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,688.80 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, LISABETH Employer name Erie County Amount $35,688.59 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNS, STEPHANIE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $35,688.38 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYNE, INGRID Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $35,688.37 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SALLY Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $35,688.31 Date 03/31/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAVENDA, MICHAEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,688.13 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVELLO, MATTHEW J Employer name Fulton County Amount $35,688.00 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, SEAN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $35,687.91 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, DENIS R, JR Employer name Town of Charlton Amount $35,687.72 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKEL, BRIAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,687.65 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTZ, JACOB D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $35,687.57 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARRIANNE Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $35,687.31 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNITZKY, ALEXANDER B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $35,687.21 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLINSKY, RUTH A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,686.75 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,686.33 Date 05/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, BARBARA L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $35,685.98 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTHERSELL, REBECCA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,685.93 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JESSICA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $35,685.34 Date 08/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, JENNIFER L Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $35,684.92 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINSON, NATALIE E Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $35,684.87 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAGLE, CINDY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $35,684.86 Date 05/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, NANCY A Employer name Erie County Amount $35,684.67 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, CORY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,684.38 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORMAN, CINDY L Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,684.02 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASU, SARBANI Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,683.82 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, GLADYS Employer name Broome County Amount $35,683.65 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALBO, KAREN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,683.56 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAXLER, DONNA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,683.52 Date 01/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, MARY Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,683.31 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAUEL, KAREN P Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $35,683.28 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIFUS, HEIDI M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,683.17 Date 04/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JANISE Employer name Orange County Amount $35,683.16 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $35,682.85 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JENNIFER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,682.74 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, LINDA M Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $35,682.39 Date 11/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, TESS H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,682.06 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, KATHA L Employer name Albany County Amount $35,681.84 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAW, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,681.69 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROTT, ROGER K Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $35,681.44 Date 04/08/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANFOLLA, BARBARAJEAN Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $35,681.40 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSSEAU, CURTIS S Employer name Town of Elizabethtown Amount $35,681.38 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, DAVID E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $35,681.23 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRANTINO, ROBERT J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,681.15 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVINO-GUZMAN, JEANNIE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $35,681.10 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, LAURIE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $35,681.04 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURGAN, DWIGHT M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $35,680.76 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, PAUL B Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $35,680.70 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPFE, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $35,680.55 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, JOHN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $35,680.06 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGNONE, KRISTEN D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $35,679.88 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLETT, KARA M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $35,679.88 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER C Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $35,679.36 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN-LEE, CHERYL D Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $35,678.90 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEISER, JASON E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $35,678.77 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Fulton Amount $35,678.56 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLYARD, FREDERICK W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $35,678.40 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, KARINA A Employer name Orange County Amount $35,678.39 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORR, GINNETTE F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $35,678.38 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ALYSON S Employer name Washington County Amount $35,678.12 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, PRESTON B Employer name Bolton CSD Amount $35,678.03 Date 02/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANNEY, TRACY L Employer name Genesee County Amount $35,677.96 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNI, JOHN E Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $35,677.94 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIES, ANGELA Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $35,677.50 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $35,677.27 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIGLE, LISA S Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $35,676.90 Date 02/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, ERNEST D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $35,676.73 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHAN, SAMUEL E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $35,676.71 Date 10/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTCOTT, RACHAEL M Employer name South Kortright CSD Amount $35,676.71 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, DIANA F Employer name Town of Greece Amount $35,676.56 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIT, AMANDA E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,676.20 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, SUZANNE Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $35,675.90 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCIA, CECILIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,675.84 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, SUSAN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,675.76 Date 10/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, EILEEN M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $35,675.72 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, RYAN W Employer name Hillside Public Library Amount $35,675.71 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALHOTRA, YOGESH Employer name Steuben County Amount $35,675.64 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, NATHANAEL P Employer name Education Department Amount $35,675.58 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LAURIE W Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $35,675.41 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHREY, CAROL A Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $35,675.40 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System