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 O'NEILL, ANGELA A Employer name Village of Chester Amount $64,253.99 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, SHANNON L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $64,253.73 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JORGE Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,253.60 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBEL, LIZABETH S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,253.57 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAS, RANJAN K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,253.26 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Oswego County Amount $64,253.16 Date 05/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, ANA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $64,253.00 Date 02/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVEN, DAVID C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,252.93 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TARIQ L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $64,252.92 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,251.91 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CASSANDRA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,251.83 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAVID J Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $64,251.61 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHARD, STEVEN W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,251.57 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, BRYAN G Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $64,251.50 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDKAMINY, SHELBIE F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,251.17 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, LINDA D Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,250.89 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELSTER, FRANK A Employer name Erie County Amount $64,250.58 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, ROSE M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $64,250.53 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, NANCY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,250.36 Date 02/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LISA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $64,250.31 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRONDAK, CAROL A Employer name Orange County Amount $64,249.80 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERASMO, JOSEPH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,249.70 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONZO, CHERYL A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $64,249.51 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARTA K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,249.39 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, JOHN R Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $64,249.34 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFFRAAT, LISA M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $64,248.80 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GAETANO, LAURA R Employer name Albany County Amount $64,248.79 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCONE, JONITA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $64,248.09 Date 01/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, BRIAN H Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,248.03 Date 07/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROTHERS, SHELLEY D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $64,247.55 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, GRETCHEN E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $64,247.34 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, DEAN E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $64,246.78 Date 07/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIDLEY, JOHN F Employer name City of Auburn Amount $64,246.67 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CWIK, THOMAS L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,245.65 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDIE, CURTIS J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $64,245.58 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSAIR, KATHRYN A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $64,244.81 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANZO-SMITH, ANTOINETTE E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,244.75 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDI, SAJU K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,243.77 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHOLD, RONALD W, JR Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $64,243.59 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWL, JAMES M Employer name Chemung County Amount $64,242.90 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, DARYL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,242.64 Date 12/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, TODD N Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $64,242.52 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, EFFIE Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $64,242.46 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGIO, CAROLYN M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $64,242.03 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $64,241.99 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREIRA, LEONARDO G Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,241.83 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJREKTAREVIC, DZEVAD Employer name City of Utica Amount $64,241.66 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, ZACHARIAH Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $64,241.64 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGH, LORETTA M Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $64,241.58 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, JOELLYN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $64,241.38 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, EDWARD C Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $64,241.33 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABILE, JOHN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $64,241.06 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPER, FELICA D Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $64,240.75 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADMORE, GRACE A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $64,240.59 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JAMES D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $64,240.49 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MARK A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $64,240.45 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JANE T Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $64,239.87 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOKOFSKY, DAVID H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,239.86 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELARIA, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,239.58 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALUZZI, ANGELA C Employer name Chemung County Amount $64,238.25 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKLEY, ANNETTE Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,237.91 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, JOHN E, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,237.68 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTERMAN, MARY E Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,237.50 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPA, THOMAS F Employer name City of Fulton Amount $64,236.72 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOYNOWSKI, JOHN R Employer name Broome County Amount $64,235.89 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JOHN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,235.76 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEL, JENNIFER W Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,235.50 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JACOB J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,235.29 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENELON, ERNST Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $64,235.10 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWALEK, EDWARD Employer name Erie County Amount $64,234.71 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, PATRASIA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $64,234.69 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROSE A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $64,234.43 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGRUE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $64,234.01 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,233.95 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, THEODORE J Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $64,233.92 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, JOHN F Employer name Village of Little Valley Amount $64,233.75 Date 10/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, EVONNE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $64,233.22 Date 04/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM-BOWEN, SOPHIA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,233.16 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LEONARD W Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $64,232.88 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENEFEE, DEONE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,232.51 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, NOLIE D Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $64,232.50 Date 01/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, BRENDA L Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $64,231.92 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSINEK, STEVEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,231.88 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTES, EBONY T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,231.83 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUNSE, JAMES E Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $64,231.81 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARCUS L, JR Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,231.71 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ALICE J Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $64,231.11 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, KRISTINE D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,230.75 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, JAMES R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $64,230.64 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JENNIFER Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $64,230.58 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIAN, MARLON T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $64,230.46 Date 08/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, REBECCA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,230.41 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, MARIANNE Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $64,229.95 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPLER, BONNIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,229.58 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, MARK L Employer name Orange County Amount $64,229.46 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERGHINI, JANINE Employer name Putnam County Amount $64,229.23 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, PHUONG Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $64,228.67 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKER, MARK A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,228.65 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $64,228.44 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, KAREN A Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $64,228.44 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System