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 GUINNIP, SHANE S Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,304.18 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, CESAR E Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $39,304.13 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,303.98 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVOLSI, MAUREEN T Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,303.64 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $39,303.57 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWKER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $39,303.54 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMP, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $39,303.49 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, MAURA A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,303.43 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, JASON D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,303.42 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TANYA L Employer name Corning Community College Amount $39,303.19 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOECKEL, BLAINE W Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $39,302.96 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, JACQUELINE L Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $39,302.07 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNER, TANJA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,301.87 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHARLES L, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,301.78 Date 12/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTLE, CLEMENT G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,301.56 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEENAN, KEVIN Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,300.94 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, NATIVIDAD Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,300.90 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, NANCY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $39,300.74 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, LINDA L Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $39,300.73 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERYL E Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,300.68 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOAKLER, JENNIFER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,300.67 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDEL, TYANN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,300.58 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MARY J Employer name Johnsburg CSD Amount $39,300.12 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, BRYAN J Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $39,299.89 Date 08/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CEKANI, ELVIRA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,299.79 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, MARY ANN Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $39,299.71 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARANDY, LISA M Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $39,299.40 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSELL, LORI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,299.31 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSON, CARISSA A Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,299.18 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, PAYTON N Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $39,298.67 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, CAROL R Employer name Delaware County Amount $39,298.45 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, SUSAN I Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $39,297.94 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCK, ROSS H Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $39,297.85 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, REENA Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,297.85 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DONNA L Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $39,297.68 Date 09/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, LAURIE W Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $39,297.50 Date 10/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDSEN, DAVID A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $39,297.00 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADUA, RAMONA Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $39,296.85 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OARE, STEPHEN H Employer name Town of Canajoharie Amount $39,296.81 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCEDES, DARIO, JR Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $39,296.81 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTEL, PAMELA C Employer name Erie County Amount $39,296.73 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, BENJAMIN J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,296.68 Date 05/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, BILL L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $39,296.64 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, LUCIEN P Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $39,296.60 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, LENI M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $39,296.47 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, CHRISTIAN R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $39,295.89 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS-NOEL, JENNIFER H Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $39,295.85 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, SHELLY L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $39,295.45 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $39,295.06 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANEDO, RYAN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,295.05 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, TED Employer name Village of Clyde Amount $39,294.89 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGA, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,294.86 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, KANDRA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $39,294.48 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, DEBRA L Employer name Potsdam Housing Authority Amount $39,294.14 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHURA, AVINASH Employer name Orange County Amount $39,293.86 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, ROSEANNE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $39,293.82 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEDZIC, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,293.71 Date 12/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RICKEY L Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $39,292.78 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUJJAR, DEVISHA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,292.68 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, JAMES J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,292.54 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, PHILLIP E Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $39,292.10 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LILLO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $39,291.89 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER HEATH, ROCHELE E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $39,291.62 Date 03/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, JOYA C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $39,291.41 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAPENTA, RONALD G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,291.21 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Machias Amount $39,291.16 Date 09/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDAY, MICHAEL G Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $39,290.90 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODHEAD, DANICA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,290.81 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINSMORE, ROBERT G Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,290.79 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MARCIA E Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $39,290.71 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TIFFANI C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,290.67 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYIBOTSA, FAITH REBECCA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $39,290.55 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORREE, ELIZABETH F Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $39,290.34 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, IDRIS L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $39,289.76 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, REGINA M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $39,289.01 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, LAUREN L Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $39,288.96 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, LAURIE J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,288.93 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUENTE, YVONNE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,288.24 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, AMBER N Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,287.99 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DANE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,287.94 Date 06/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ERIC J Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $39,287.79 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, TERRY R Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $39,287.78 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVA, MARY ANN Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $39,287.65 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, PATRICE L Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $39,287.54 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCES, MARTIN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,287.53 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VELSOR, JESSICA R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,287.40 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, KEVIN D Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $39,287.40 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYDON, BARBARA B Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $39,286.71 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, STEVEN J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $39,286.50 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CARMEN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,286.49 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, ROBERT K Employer name Schuyler County Amount $39,286.40 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATHLEEN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $39,285.64 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERMARK, DOUGLAS L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,285.56 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIX, BRYAN B Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $39,285.46 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, COREY P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,285.40 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKINS, JUSTIN A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $39,285.35 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAMION S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $39,285.11 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEVEN R Employer name Schoharie County Amount $39,284.90 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, JAMES Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,284.70 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,284.66 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System