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 MITCHELL, ROBERT A, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,502.20 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGAL-LAWRENCE, MAUREEN E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $30,501.92 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILFOYLE, PATRICK W Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $30,501.84 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARY E Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $30,501.83 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ROBIN N Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,501.65 Date 11/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFFER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $30,501.63 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURRAY, NANCY J Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $30,501.62 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, LYNDA J Employer name Richfield Springs CSD Amount $30,501.50 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $30,501.11 Date 02/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKEL, MEGHAN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $30,501.08 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, VINCENT S Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $30,500.90 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, JUDY S Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $30,500.88 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAMES C Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $30,500.40 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODD, JANE Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,500.04 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, STANLEY K Employer name Town of Trenton Amount $30,500.00 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, DENNIS D Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $30,500.00 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEO, VICTORIA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,499.88 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAMID, FARHAT J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,499.75 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JAMES F Employer name Niagara County Amount $30,499.66 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABINGER, MARY ANN Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $30,499.55 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTENS, MARY S Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $30,499.24 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, IRVING K Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $30,499.18 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DONNA M Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $30,499.08 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CYNTHIA S Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $30,499.03 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNACONE, RALPH N Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $30,498.90 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARATHOMAS, THEODORA Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $30,498.66 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JA BONILLO, MARIA CLARITA R Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $30,498.55 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUD, TINA E Employer name Erie County Amount $30,498.54 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, GEORGETTE A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $30,498.19 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ALBERT A Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $30,498.12 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHALANE, KATHLEEN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $30,497.46 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMONA, CHRISTIAN T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $30,496.97 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, DIANA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $30,496.97 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDEL-HAFEZ, SHABAN HAFEZ Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $30,496.66 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURAS, PATRICIA C Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,496.52 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDOR, MARIA ELENA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $30,495.58 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTWELL, ROHAN S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $30,495.31 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLIN, JUANITA R Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $30,495.31 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANGELITA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,495.30 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KEVIN P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,495.26 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFOHMAN, ANDREW D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,495.19 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, AMY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,495.16 Date 04/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, BRIAN H Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $30,494.82 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $30,494.64 Date 01/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONOUGH, PATRICK C Employer name Ulster County Amount $30,494.61 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, PHIL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,494.58 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEPHEN, ANTHONY C Employer name Town of Starkey Amount $30,494.34 Date 01/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTAFA, SAZIYE Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $30,494.25 Date 06/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, PAMELA N Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $30,494.00 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORENZ, JASON V Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $30,493.67 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, KEITH Employer name Broome County Amount $30,493.16 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, KIMBERLY A Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $30,492.98 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORECKI, ROBERT F Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $30,492.84 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, MIGUEL A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $30,492.54 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JOSHUAH R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,492.27 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINDONA, ELIZABETH Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $30,492.00 Date 08/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARIAH A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,491.87 Date 11/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIN, ANTOINETTE Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $30,491.70 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAISER, CRAIG E Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $30,491.62 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, PAMELA J Employer name Essex County Amount $30,491.30 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, COLEEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,490.99 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIVELLI, TAMMY J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $30,490.61 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JASON M Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $30,489.82 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAFIADIS, NOULA Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $30,489.82 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, PHILIP T, JR Employer name Town of Union Amount $30,489.55 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, JULIE A Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $30,489.46 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBURN, AIMEE J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $30,489.16 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROSKY, ANTHONY M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $30,489.05 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, JOSELIN D Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $30,488.97 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Chili Amount $30,488.73 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, WILLIAM M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $30,488.68 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACIC, ALEKSANDRA Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $30,488.50 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGNELLI, PETER J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $30,488.48 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BARBARA A Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $30,488.09 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $30,488.04 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZACH, KARLA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $30,487.86 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTO, ROBERTO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,487.72 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, MARCUS Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $30,487.65 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, NILSEN E Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,487.62 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, RAYMOND F Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $30,487.46 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOUTEN, COLLEEN M Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $30,487.13 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, JEAN I Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,486.91 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIAN, ALLISON A Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,486.71 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, KELSEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,486.00 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVAIA, STELLA Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $30,485.55 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITAGLIANO, MICHELE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $30,485.54 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANSTON, BETTY J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,485.28 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCARDI, SUSAN F Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $30,485.06 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, PATRICIA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,484.63 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JESSIE C Employer name Essex County Amount $30,484.52 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTOS, DAWNIQUE L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $30,484.48 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC SWAN, JOANNE Employer name Niagara County Amount $30,484.48 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, JENNIFER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,484.44 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DIANE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,483.86 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMEO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Education Department Amount $30,483.83 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, ALMETTA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $30,483.73 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SARAH J Employer name Franklin County Amount $30,483.51 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, JOANN M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $30,483.20 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JOHN L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $30,482.79 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, TIA M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $30,482.73 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System