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 KELES, SINEM Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $64,515.59 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, JOHN E, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,515.51 Date 11/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRK, STARLEEN D Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $64,515.33 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, KYLE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $64,515.08 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLEBECK, JONATHAN F Employer name City of Utica Amount $64,514.83 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATANIA, JOSEPH R Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $64,514.66 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ASHLEY H Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $64,514.42 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RONAN, MARGARET E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $64,514.40 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KAREN C Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,514.28 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AFEE, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $64,512.63 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, MARY ANN Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $64,512.15 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $64,511.81 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $64,511.64 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JOHN C Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $64,511.62 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPERSTEIN, GREGORY M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $64,511.26 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKUM, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $64,511.02 Date 01/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,511.00 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKAUB, STANLEY W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $64,510.09 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRANCO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,510.02 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOWSKI, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $64,509.91 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMECQ, ESTHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,509.68 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SUSAN S Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $64,509.63 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, TOMASZ M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $64,509.62 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, MARIE T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,509.16 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOVAR, FERNANDO M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $64,509.02 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, ALJAMIEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $64,508.97 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, RENE M Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $64,508.85 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, BRENDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,508.78 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, COBRA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,508.77 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHARLES Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $64,508.75 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, AARON G Employer name Clinton County Amount $64,508.61 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, DAVID A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,508.01 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMETANIN, SERGEY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $64,507.48 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, MELISSA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,507.19 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERINS, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $64,506.90 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSEN, GEORGE, JR Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $64,506.82 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGNALL, AMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,506.79 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $64,506.44 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, THOMAS E Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $64,506.42 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOY, ALAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,506.06 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHLER, JOHN W Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $64,505.92 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINVIL, JEANIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,505.76 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEANE, AARON J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $64,505.34 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMAN, ANDREA M Employer name Erie County Amount $64,505.19 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBINO, ALBIN J, JR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $64,505.12 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEH, TAMSON S Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,505.04 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JANE K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,504.15 Date 09/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, DAVID M Employer name Chemung County Amount $64,503.84 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, MARK A Employer name Town of Salina Amount $64,503.77 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Amount $64,503.63 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JUAN H Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,503.40 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIG, LOUIS C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $64,503.33 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, NEIL D Employer name Town of Victor Amount $64,503.30 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHANNE R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $64,503.03 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ALLISON B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,502.68 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKOWSKI, PETER A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,502.44 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNOTTA, VICTORIA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,502.13 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, RONNIE A, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,501.75 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDO, ROSALBA Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $64,501.69 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, ASIM A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,501.65 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACILOWSKI, KENNETH A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $64,501.60 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ACKER, ANDREW B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,501.32 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, ANDREW L, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,500.37 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUITIERI, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,500.17 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHANCE, IDA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,500.10 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLITON, FAITH M Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $64,499.92 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARCY, CHARMAINE B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $64,499.67 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSTO, ALANA R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $64,499.50 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSO, VALERIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,499.23 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKENBERG-NOSK, KAYA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,499.00 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIONE, ROBIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,499.00 Date 04/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVARES, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,499.00 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARTEN, DEBRA Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $64,498.83 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSEA, EUGENE H Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $64,498.47 Date 08/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHELBERG, KAREN M Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $64,498.27 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY-SHABETHEA, IVY N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,497.20 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RIENZO, ANGELA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,497.09 Date 02/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, MARIE M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $64,497.06 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SU, WEI YA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,496.93 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURG, HERBERT, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $64,496.70 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, W M MACRIS Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,496.66 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDELLI, STEPHEN C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $64,496.59 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, CLAUDIA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $64,496.40 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, LUCY A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $64,496.12 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLINGTON, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $64,496.11 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRT, CATHLEEN A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $64,495.92 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARD-SMITH, COLLEEN M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $64,495.65 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JOSE Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $64,495.57 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSER, DAVID B Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $64,495.35 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POANDL, JOSEPH A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $64,495.35 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTZ, CHRISTINA L Employer name Seneca County Amount $64,494.90 Date 09/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, RENITA A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $64,494.85 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, NICHELE A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $64,494.65 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALIBERTE, COURTNEY E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $64,494.08 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONAKOWSKI, STANLEY D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,494.07 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ANNETTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,493.73 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,493.70 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, LORI A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,493.47 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $64,493.23 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, CARMEN Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $64,493.19 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System