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'DONNELL, SUSAN M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $63,821.11 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EDWARD Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $63,820.92 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLSPAUGH, KARL Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $63,820.76 Date 11/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVINE, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $63,820.67 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, RONALD C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,820.58 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, ALEXANDER Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $63,820.58 Date 08/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEWING, DAVID Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,820.58 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTELNY, BRIAN D Employer name Erie County Amount $63,820.03 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, YOLANDA F Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $63,819.73 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCKE, ROBERT E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $63,819.68 Date 09/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, DAVID P, JR Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $63,819.31 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, PATRICK W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $63,818.93 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, WILLIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,818.84 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, ERIC J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,818.62 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, KERRY Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $63,818.56 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MATTHEW J Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,818.33 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, MONIQUE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,818.21 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, WILLIAM K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,817.72 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHART, JOHN B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,817.61 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAEBELL, MARY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $63,817.56 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKY, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,817.38 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,817.20 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZZELLI, DOMINIC L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,817.18 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, MICHAEL R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $63,816.28 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, SARAH C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,816.22 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, THOMAS M Employer name Erie County Amount $63,815.59 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT F Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $63,814.88 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES-ROY, LISA A Employer name Education Department Amount $63,814.81 Date 10/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, ZACHARY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,814.65 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, COLLEEN L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $63,814.64 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, EDWARD G Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $63,814.06 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCARIA, WENDY F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,813.95 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MICHELE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,813.91 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRALL, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $63,813.70 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DEAN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,813.62 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLACH, LAURETTE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,813.07 Date 10/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BAR, PAUL T Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $63,812.98 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, JEREMIAH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,812.78 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, DENNIS W Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $63,812.67 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, JOHN Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $63,812.61 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, CHARLEEN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,812.58 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWIEC, ANN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $63,812.55 Date 09/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, DAVID J Employer name Orleans County Amount $63,811.73 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, CATHERINE J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $63,811.53 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDON, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $63,811.12 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVERSON, JAMES H, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $63,810.76 Date 02/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOULOUTE, NATJELLA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,810.23 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHRY, CHANDNI Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,809.99 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUPP, CATHY A Employer name Steuben County Amount $63,809.93 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTON, KEITH E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $63,809.90 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTOUT, JAMES I, JR Employer name Village of Richmondville Amount $63,809.63 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, TANYA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,809.53 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, JEREMY E Employer name Livingston County Amount $63,809.42 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDRIZZI, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,809.32 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MIGDALIA Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $63,809.27 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROON, LAWRENCE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,809.19 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCIA, RYAN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $63,809.17 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JASON Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $63,808.78 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JAMES M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $63,808.37 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, FRANK P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,808.24 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, LAURIE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,808.05 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADKISON, SARAH E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $63,807.81 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDSWORTH, DANIEL S Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $63,807.58 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, VIMESHKUMAR C Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,806.98 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOXON, DIANE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $63,806.92 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUSINSKI, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,806.83 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVINO, KEVIN T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $63,806.61 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIFER, TYRONE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,806.53 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, RYAN LEE Employer name Village of Bath Amount $63,806.50 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DANIELLE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,806.43 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JUANA ALTAGRACIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,806.17 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LEE A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,806.15 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCYK, CATHERINE A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $63,806.01 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-COUSIN, LORETTA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,805.79 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, JERMAINE C Employer name Department of Law Amount $63,805.11 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, SCOTT M Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,804.79 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANGELA C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $63,804.52 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHRBACH, GEORGE R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,804.50 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARONE, NICHOLAS E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,804.09 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, ELYZABETH W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,803.81 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, PAUL W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $63,803.12 Date 09/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, MATTHEW M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,803.05 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEDS-GRANT, WALLIS K Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $63,802.46 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, AMY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,802.12 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BREE L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,802.09 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANETRA, FRANK A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $63,802.03 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVRERI, RICHARD M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $63,801.98 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, DEMETRIUS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,801.74 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $63,801.48 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SEAN T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,801.32 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, WILLIAM B Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,801.17 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLA, DOUGLAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,801.17 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBORRINO, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,801.17 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEKAN, KATHERINE C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $63,801.06 Date 06/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIM, KIM Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,801.05 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,800.94 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJONLEKAJ, BESNIK Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,800.73 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, RONALD E Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $63,800.41 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANGORDEN, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $63,799.96 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHARLES Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,799.88 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System