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 GODFREY, ROBERT A Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,886.19 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCANDREW, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $32,886.10 Date 07/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ELIZABETH J Employer name Chateaugay CSD Amount $32,885.57 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADVEY, BREANA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,885.47 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, LINDSAY M Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $32,885.25 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOY K Employer name Holland CSD Amount $32,885.11 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, AMANDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,885.00 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALEN, DEBRA G Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $32,884.54 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, MARY B Employer name Erie County Amount $32,884.37 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, LEONARD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $32,884.35 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $32,884.00 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, CAROL L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,883.46 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, BRENT K Employer name Town of Benton Amount $32,882.96 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVALIO, SARAH E Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $32,882.88 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILILLO, GINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $32,882.78 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, TYLER D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,882.58 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLATSEK, BLIMA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $32,882.49 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTENFELD, MAEGAN K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $32,882.48 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIKELS, RHODA E Employer name City of Albany Amount $32,882.24 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, GERTRUDE E Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $32,882.24 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, DIANE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $32,882.22 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIS, JAMES R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $32,882.18 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, GEORGIA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $32,882.17 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ERICA L Employer name Fulton County Amount $32,881.82 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANTHAL, LAUREN A Employer name Fulton County Amount $32,881.78 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, GORDON T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $32,881.54 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TAMMY A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $32,881.49 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, RYAN E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $32,881.37 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGO, PAMELA A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $32,881.17 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRALDO, CARLOS M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $32,880.86 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHNELL, DAVID R Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $32,880.84 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRAGIN, CAROL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $32,880.73 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADER, DANIEL H Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $32,880.58 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARY F Employer name Greece CSD Amount $32,880.57 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN-MURPHY, JANINE K Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $32,880.38 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPKA, RUSSELL S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $32,880.33 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMCZAK, MATTHEW J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,880.12 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NICHOLE A Employer name Avoca CSD Amount $32,880.08 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNAS, MARY P Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $32,879.87 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SAMUEL A Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $32,879.83 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GNERRE-RUTIGLIANO, MARIA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $32,879.68 Date 03/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, BRENDAN M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $32,879.68 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, GERALD W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $32,879.55 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVAR, EVADNE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $32,879.22 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, MARY B Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $32,879.20 Date 03/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ANGELA Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,879.02 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $32,878.96 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, MARIBEL Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $32,878.66 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, LINDA E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $32,878.59 Date 04/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, KENNETH C Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $32,878.53 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETSEY, AKIM J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $32,878.51 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON, SHARON Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,878.31 Date 12/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, HEATHER R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $32,878.28 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DAWN D Employer name Erie County Amount $32,878.02 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, LAURA M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $32,877.54 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYOU, JOHN L Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $32,877.11 Date 11/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMASSIA, MICKELLE T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $32,877.06 Date 09/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERVEER, MEAGEN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $32,877.06 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, ADAM R Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $32,876.94 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, JARROD Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $32,876.72 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DAVID J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $32,876.31 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, KEVIN J Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $32,876.31 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, ZACHARY G Employer name City of Watertown Amount $32,875.88 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MATTHEW J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $32,875.68 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JENNIFER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,875.45 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIEM, JOHN A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $32,875.43 Date 04/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $32,874.61 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MATTHEW J Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $32,874.55 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMERFORD, TERESA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,874.49 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, HUGH C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $32,874.49 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWER, JASON Employer name Niagara County Amount $32,874.38 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, NICOLE E Employer name Erie County Amount $32,874.32 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCHETT, BECKY S Employer name Allegany County Amount $32,874.28 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLEN, ANN MARY Employer name Sullivan County Amount $32,874.20 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRPAK, YVETTE A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $32,874.10 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DIANE J Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $32,873.82 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, JOSEPH R Employer name Broome County Amount $32,873.49 Date 10/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, GISELE E Employer name Clinton County Amount $32,872.99 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUSA, DAWN M Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $32,872.50 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, JOSEPH T Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $32,872.36 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, DAVID M Employer name Broome County Amount $32,872.24 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, HAL W Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $32,871.43 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURRINO, ZACHARY S Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $32,870.97 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLER, HAROLD P Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,870.89 Date 06/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRECA, LYNDA M Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $32,870.80 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, JULIE M Employer name Delaware County Amount $32,870.58 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGET, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $32,870.51 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINS, PAULETTE C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $32,870.33 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWORKEN, SAMANTHA E Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,870.27 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, KIRK E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $32,870.26 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKIC, RITA Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $32,870.25 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKOK, ANDREE D Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $32,870.19 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASNICK, CORINNA L Employer name Corning Community College Amount $32,870.16 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAAUBOER, JOSHUA M Employer name City of Troy Amount $32,870.12 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $32,869.78 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CLAIRE J Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $32,869.60 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIER, DAVID W Employer name City of Troy Amount $32,869.32 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAMANI, ANNE R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,869.08 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINALES, ISA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,869.06 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWTELLE, MARY D Employer name Livingston County Amount $32,868.64 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System