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 ASENDORF, JEREMY B Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $61,537.11 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, NANCY B Employer name Education Department Amount $61,536.94 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,536.48 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADER, ERIN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,536.36 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEADERSTORF, TRAVIS S Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,536.18 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEHRSON, CHRISTINE K Employer name Wyoming County Amount $61,536.02 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGARA, CAROLINA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,535.92 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDICK, JAMES E Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $61,535.80 Date 10/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCON, PAIGE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,535.79 Date 04/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, GEORGE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $61,535.73 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MARIANNE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,535.56 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, BILLIE JO Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $61,535.52 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, LISHA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,535.47 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROESLER, ANDREW J Employer name Ronkonkoma Fire District Amount $61,535.33 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, RUSSELL D, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $61,535.29 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBLE, SEAN T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $61,535.20 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILECKI, CELESTE F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,535.17 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBETTS, AMANDA C Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $61,535.14 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPACHRISTOU, MAUREEN Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $61,534.99 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, PATRICK V Employer name City of Albany Amount $61,534.93 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAROFONO, TIFFANY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $61,534.92 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSIR, BRIT R Employer name Montauk Library Amount $61,534.83 Date 08/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, CASEY C Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $61,534.41 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVETO, JAMES D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,534.37 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANZI, ALISON C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,534.37 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORABITO, SCOTT A Employer name Erie County Amount $61,534.30 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANACORE, CAROL L Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,534.29 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILWOOD, RUSSELL D Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $61,534.29 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $61,534.17 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGO, JAMES T Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $61,534.08 Date 05/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARBORN, DAVID C Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $61,533.42 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, JASPER J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $61,533.42 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PAUL R Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $61,533.10 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FEDERICO, JOSEPH W Employer name Ontario County Amount $61,533.04 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, SCOTT E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $61,532.89 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIERHORST, DAN W Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $61,532.89 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, MELANIE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $61,532.64 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, JUDY L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $61,532.13 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATETI, SHYAM P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,531.91 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, KELLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $61,531.88 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, CARLY T Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,531.73 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KYLA W Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,531.61 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SCOTT E Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $61,531.53 Date 09/15/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANS, KELLY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,531.41 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DONALD Employer name Madison County Amount $61,531.35 Date 05/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, JOSEPHINE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,531.27 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, NEDRA K Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $61,531.04 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JENEVE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,530.73 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIZER, VICKY L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $61,530.63 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, FRANCIS X Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $61,530.60 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,530.57 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,530.49 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, SCHONAZON G Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $61,530.26 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $61,530.20 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUMKOWSKI, THOMAS M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $61,529.98 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, IMOGENE A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $61,529.85 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $61,529.66 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACH, DIANE Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,529.34 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, MARK H Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,529.26 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, ROSS M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,528.87 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKI, LOREN A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $61,528.84 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKER, JUDITH A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $61,528.39 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSERMAN, GABRIEL J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,528.11 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANINCH, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,527.98 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, LACHELE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,527.82 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHMANN, KEVIN C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,527.59 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBICKI, RICHARD E Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,527.40 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIAVENTO, GINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,526.46 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROSIER-VESELY, KARIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,526.11 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KU, WESLEY W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,526.11 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, ZHONG XIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,526.11 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVCHIN, IGOR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,526.11 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CELITA E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,526.11 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAJ, ERGYS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,526.11 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, LINNEA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $61,526.07 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORLIC, MIRSADA Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $61,525.91 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKIM, KATHLEEN T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,525.47 Date 12/16/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SUSAN Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,525.46 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, FELISHA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,525.08 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDY, MARK H Employer name Orange County Amount $61,524.83 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CAROLYN J Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $61,524.77 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PERNO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Putnam County Amount $61,524.49 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM P Employer name Erie County Amount $61,524.34 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, TROY W Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $61,524.31 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JEFFREY M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,524.01 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTECCHIO, MARK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,523.79 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LORRAINE F Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $61,523.75 Date 10/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAUN, STACEY R Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $61,523.33 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABASSA, MIGUEL A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $61,523.30 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, GORDON J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,523.22 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTEN, TRACY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,523.12 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANIERI, MARILYN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,523.08 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, COLLEEN J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,522.04 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $61,521.87 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKUN, JAMES E Employer name Orange County Amount $61,520.67 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JAMES E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,520.32 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILS, JEAN PAUL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,520.24 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, CRAIG P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,520.10 Date 02/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYCE, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $61,519.88 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, FRANK E Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $61,519.64 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System