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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name DE WITT, STEPHEN J Employer name Windham-Ashland-Jewett CSD Amount $70,584.08 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIAN J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,583.90 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, MC CABE Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,583.73 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DIANNA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,583.53 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, HECTOR L Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,583.32 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRUCE A, II Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $70,583.16 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEMMELAAR, DENISE L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,582.61 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ANA D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,582.61 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, TINA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,582.61 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LOU ANN Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $70,582.39 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EVA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,582.08 Date 07/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, JANET R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,581.98 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NATHAN D Employer name Buffalo Fiscal Stab Auth Amount $70,581.66 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JOHN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,581.59 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGSLEY, ANDREW K Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,581.41 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, KEVIN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,581.04 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPECKMAN, DANIEL K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,580.58 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLINSKI, GARRY E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $70,580.14 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTUK, CHERYL E Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $70,580.14 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ELIZABETH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,579.77 Date 11/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPP, ADAM D Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,579.65 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONNENBERG, PAUL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,579.62 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPOGNE, GERALD C, JR Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $70,579.10 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Depew Amount $70,578.72 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YTUARTE, KENNETH J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $70,578.60 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDLUND, MAUREEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,578.48 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOIS, MARIE G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,578.23 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARHART, KASSANDRA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,577.99 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, KATHERINE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,577.90 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MARGARET Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $70,577.90 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN OMMEREN-BRIGGS, SUSAN H Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,577.75 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACHTER, DAVID M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,577.75 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANYON, SANDRA J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,577.75 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, BARBARA J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,577.75 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VICKER, SHAWN B Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,577.75 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, APRIL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,577.63 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLA, SANDRA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,577.44 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LAURA A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $70,577.38 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $70,577.02 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMICHELLI, MICHAEL C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,576.99 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, MARGARITA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,576.99 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFIELD, RYAN P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,576.59 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, ROBERT E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,576.13 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, PATRICIA A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $70,575.71 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHACKELTON HAWKINS, CHERYL A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,574.89 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ANTHONY B Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $70,574.80 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, SANDRA L Employer name Erie County Amount $70,574.72 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, ROBERT J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,574.66 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAR-MARANO, JENNIE E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $70,574.09 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGLOWSKI, DONALD R Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $70,573.98 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEGENER, SHAUNA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,573.94 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, TERRY W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,573.93 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHMANN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $70,573.48 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, EUGENE Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $70,573.47 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORACK, KEVIN R Employer name Village of Webster Amount $70,573.29 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLERA, PAUL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,573.22 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYYEAU, DAVID A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,572.94 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, JOHN P Employer name Town of Massena Amount $70,572.92 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, SEAN P Employer name Village of Liverpool Amount $70,572.69 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREYETTE, FREDERICK N, III Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,572.65 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANSEREAU, JOHN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,572.32 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKALSEN, SUSAN L Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $70,571.95 Date 03/19/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, MELANIE M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $70,571.02 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERKER, BONNIE D Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $70,571.02 Date 11/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUBEIS, MICHELE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $70,570.89 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DING, ZUJUE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,570.34 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, GENNARO Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,569.72 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, JOSEPH M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $70,569.50 Date 11/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DONNELL J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $70,569.25 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON-BIGGS, JOAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,569.12 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, STEVEN P Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $70,568.81 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SCOTT Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,568.75 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, KARI N Employer name City of Rome Amount $70,568.44 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, COLLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,568.32 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, JUSTIN W Employer name City of Elmira Amount $70,567.50 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EWING, BRENDA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,567.46 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSERS, JOSEPH J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,567.38 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,567.37 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, JOSHUA T Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $70,567.14 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, THOMAS C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,566.49 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, KYLE A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $70,566.45 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAUS, STEPHEN E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,565.61 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHADEO, BELINDA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,565.13 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARIE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,564.90 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINBERG, NANCY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,564.53 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTRICH, KATHRYN Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $70,564.00 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, KEVIN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $70,563.80 Date 08/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEE, PATRICK A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $70,563.77 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SUSAN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $70,563.63 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIMER, YEFIM Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $70,563.39 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPADOPOULOS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,563.28 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFOHL, ANN MARIE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,563.00 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,562.89 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, ROBERT E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,562.77 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAXTON, DONNA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $70,562.42 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINAMORE, ANDREW A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $70,562.32 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIGO, STEFANIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,561.74 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, PAULA J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,561.53 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLACK, JONATHAN L Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $70,560.74 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKER, JANICE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $70,560.04 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System