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 POOL, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $32,454.71 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLEMAN, ERIC J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,454.71 Date 08/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKESLEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $32,454.64 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DEBORHA L Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $32,454.44 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ROSEMARIE Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $32,454.22 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, EVAN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $32,453.94 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHERYL L Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $32,453.78 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANS, TERRI Employer name Town of Massena Amount $32,453.75 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIVER-BENJAMIN, ERIC M Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,453.72 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, GEORGIANN R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $32,453.64 Date 04/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, GERALD J, III Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $32,453.61 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUELLER, MAX E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $32,453.58 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBRANO, MARY JANE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $32,453.51 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEVERE, CARMELA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,453.33 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, MARILYN R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $32,453.10 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, BREANNA L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $32,452.85 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, GLORIA M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $32,452.80 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYER, MARIAN Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $32,452.14 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, ANDREW J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $32,452.00 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, SAMUEL V Employer name Albany County Amount $32,451.57 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAERCHER, JESSICA M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $32,451.39 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, THOMAS J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $32,451.17 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAKER, JERED L Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $32,451.08 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LORETTA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,450.98 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, JILL E Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $32,450.90 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $32,450.61 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUE, DAVID J Employer name Parishville-Hopkinton CSD Amount $32,450.48 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, YUBERKIS A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $32,449.31 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARA, STACY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,449.19 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TIFFANY B Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $32,449.04 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KAREN J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $32,448.95 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNIFF, NICKI J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $32,448.79 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEALY, MELISSA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,448.76 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, DAVID P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,448.76 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTE, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $32,447.58 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MANUEL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,447.38 Date 08/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, LILLIAN J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $32,447.04 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SAMANTHA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $32,447.00 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ANNA T Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $32,446.96 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS BAILEY, JANET Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,446.73 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, MARY H Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $32,446.61 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JONATHAN C Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $32,446.13 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, FRANCIS R Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $32,446.12 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, SHELBY E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,445.82 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELEMEN, MARY J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $32,445.42 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTINE, BRANDON D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $32,445.17 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ERICA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $32,445.15 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, WAYNE R Employer name Chenango County Amount $32,445.00 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERA, BIBIANA N Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $32,444.58 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DAVID T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $32,444.07 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIATROWSKI, LYNETTE M Employer name Elba CSD Amount $32,444.00 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORUN-GORUNESCU, OANA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $32,443.80 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, LORA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $32,443.66 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, FLOYD Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $32,443.59 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIRE, BRYAN M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $32,443.42 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, TERESA J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $32,443.39 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, BERNADETTE T Employer name Orange County Amount $32,443.14 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERFIELD, NICHOLAS A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $32,442.94 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODENHOFF, THOMAS J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,442.79 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, RICHARD F, JR Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,442.67 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDORN, BONNIE L Employer name Galway CSD Amount $32,442.37 Date 03/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, APRIL B Employer name Chemung County Amount $32,441.90 Date 06/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATANELLA, JACQUELINE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $32,440.70 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHI, CLAUDIA Employer name Greene County Amount $32,440.51 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERSLEY, ELIZABETH J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $32,440.49 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, LINDA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,440.44 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, TAMMY S Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,440.29 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSON, MICHAEL H Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $32,440.08 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $32,440.03 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, COREY L Employer name Town of Brandon Amount $32,440.00 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCOE, ANNAMARIE D Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $32,439.86 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, MELISSA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $32,439.26 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORCHIMONT, ALEXANDER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,438.69 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, GERARD D Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,438.69 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, ASHLEY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,438.69 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, SHELLY L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $32,438.14 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, GRAZIA Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $32,438.14 Date 02/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKSON, LYNN D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $32,438.13 Date 12/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLIN, DONNA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,437.58 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGATA, CATHERINE L Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $32,437.51 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JOHN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $32,437.46 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, RICHARDO Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $32,437.31 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGER, STEVEN R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $32,437.30 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JORDAN T Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $32,437.29 Date 08/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLL, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $32,437.20 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFIELD, TELIA M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $32,436.83 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ZACHARY A Employer name Town of Pierrepont Amount $32,436.06 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDIAN, ASHLEY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,435.83 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOK, ROBIN E Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $32,435.58 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHELI-BALBI, ROSE Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $32,435.55 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, JUSTIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $32,435.34 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNACCHIA, BRIAN J Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,435.27 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTERLEY, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $32,434.68 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, GINA M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $32,434.62 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSWICK, MICHELE S Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $32,434.58 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, WENDY A Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $32,434.45 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSE, KATHLEEN B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $32,434.38 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOHNNY L Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $32,434.20 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKSTROM, PATTY S Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $32,434.15 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAZUERSKY, MICHAEL D Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $32,433.92 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System