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 HEFFERON, MICHAEL D Employer name Seneca County Amount $60,357.97 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, CAROLYN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,357.92 Date 02/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHAWNA L Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $60,357.88 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPUN, ALICE L Employer name Hillside Public Library Amount $60,357.65 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, ROBERT A Employer name Broome County Amount $60,357.55 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPEL, CHAIM Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $60,357.55 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GERALDINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,357.43 Date 05/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIVEDI, MAYUR D Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,357.43 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTALEK, MARY P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $60,357.03 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, JENNIFER M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $60,356.76 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITCHFIELD, WILLIAM S Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,356.71 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDO, JOHN A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $60,356.63 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, BRIAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,356.62 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, COLIN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,356.62 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, STEVEN E Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $60,356.57 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMOUR, EMILY B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,356.50 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENETTE, LEE W Employer name City of Albany Amount $60,356.48 Date 04/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, THOMAS J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $60,356.33 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ARTHUR G, JR Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $60,355.97 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, MARY E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $60,355.92 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, JAMES M Employer name Village of Chittenango Amount $60,355.40 Date 06/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURSLOW, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,355.26 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURITO, RICKY J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $60,355.22 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGG, GEORGE A Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $60,355.15 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, MARCELLA P Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,355.01 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, ISAIAH B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,354.67 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDON, LUCINDA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $60,354.48 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JUAN Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $60,354.25 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIO, ELIZABETH K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,354.10 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,353.94 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASHLEY, DANIEL D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,353.93 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENETTE, LOUIS C Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $60,353.73 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMONT, TARA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,353.36 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, BETH A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $60,353.34 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYGAN, JENNIFER R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,353.20 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, JASON Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $60,352.93 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID Q Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $60,352.84 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, TINA B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,352.79 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISIEN, LISA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,352.74 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, MERCEDES L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $60,352.73 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISCO, BRYAN E Employer name City of Middletown Amount $60,352.72 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLBERT, JASMINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,352.33 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,352.05 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVORE, LAURA K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,351.83 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBLEY, LIISA S Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,351.52 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, THEODORE J Employer name Village of Portville Amount $60,351.36 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SARAH C Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,351.33 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABARO, SALVATORE Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,351.33 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASHER, EDWARD L Employer name Albany County Amount $60,351.04 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLER-ROBINSON, MELANIE D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $60,351.01 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDHI, VIJAYKUMAR I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,350.65 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRAN, TODD M Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,350.45 Date 05/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORLEY, GEORGE E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,349.76 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,349.56 Date 04/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, GENEAN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $60,349.16 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ZSA-ANN C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $60,349.04 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DENNIS M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $60,348.75 Date 12/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGMAN, GLENN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,348.72 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, TRINA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $60,348.63 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DAVID A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,348.31 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, GREGORY V Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,348.29 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KAREN F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $60,347.98 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLLO, MATTHEW C Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $60,347.89 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, THOMAS J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,347.72 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY SCIALDO, DEBORAH A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $60,347.54 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH-WADE, ERIN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $60,347.50 Date 11/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $60,347.16 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPOLITO, MICHELLE F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,347.16 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDINIER, JANET Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $60,346.82 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACKER, SABRINA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,346.80 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECKSFIELD, STEPHANIE E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $60,346.72 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERI, DOMINIC A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $60,346.37 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $60,346.27 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPNICH, MARTIN L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $60,346.24 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Catlin Amount $60,346.08 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKER, BRIAN D Employer name Bohemia Fire District Amount $60,346.03 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBERG, HARRY J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $60,345.69 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELLOTTI, JASON A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $60,345.65 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MARTY L Employer name Orleans County Amount $60,345.54 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, ROBERT D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,345.46 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, YULANDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,345.42 Date 06/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL E Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $60,344.97 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AL-BADANI, YAHYA A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $60,344.36 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLS-FIORENTINO, RANAE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,343.97 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, RAYMOND L Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $60,343.68 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, BONNIE J Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $60,343.39 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNQUIST, JOANN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,343.38 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNERKNECHT, MEGAN L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $60,343.15 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, SUSAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,343.04 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, KEVIN M Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $60,342.93 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBROCK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $60,342.77 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDLER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,342.63 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNETT, JAMES T Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,342.62 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, BRUCE Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $60,342.59 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPAK, PHILIP Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $60,342.47 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCITELLI, ANN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $60,341.64 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADENCHINI, RICHARD Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $60,341.62 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULGARO, MICHAEL G Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $60,341.39 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRESZYN, JAMES M Employer name Madison County Amount $60,341.33 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLNIAK, RYAN H Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $60,340.61 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System