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 WILKINS, KRISTA F Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $59,493.13 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIAO, JOSEPHINE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,492.91 Date 04/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, DAVID D Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $59,492.77 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHINI, GARY J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,492.72 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIMER, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,492.50 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSO, LISA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,492.37 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGBOH, CHINWE KF Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,492.28 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $59,491.89 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $59,491.51 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYARAMAN, THENMOZHI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,491.39 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, BRIAN K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,491.34 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ELIZABETH Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,491.33 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBA, MARK G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,491.24 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, LORI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,491.11 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTCHIN, CORINNE M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,491.03 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, SUSAN Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $59,490.77 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, CHARMAIN B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,490.70 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PATRICIA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $59,490.60 Date 02/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSELL, STEVEN Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $59,490.53 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZ, PEGGY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,490.43 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINUCCI, MARK A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,490.20 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETCIE, LAWRENCE M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,490.14 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, ANNETTE T Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $59,489.58 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, BARBARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,489.41 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, TERESA A Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,489.36 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENDLE, VERDELL K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,489.29 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, DONNA M Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $59,488.71 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, DONNA E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,488.63 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, MARGARET R Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $59,488.38 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECARR, PATRICIA J Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,488.36 Date 03/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, DANA M Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $59,488.13 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNELLO, MATTHEW G Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $59,488.10 Date 04/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFHAUER, MARY C Employer name Erie County Amount $59,487.33 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LISA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,487.04 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, CARL H Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,486.58 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEHAN, JONATHAN C Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $59,486.17 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, SAMANTHA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,486.06 Date 03/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTENY, PATRICIA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,486.01 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCANN, JULIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,485.95 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAJEWSKI, HENRY Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $59,485.67 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, LEONARD R Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $59,485.65 Date 01/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, TODD D Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $59,485.48 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, ROBERT W Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $59,485.34 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, AUGUST J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,485.12 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDD, BETHANY J Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $59,484.97 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORAZIO-BROWN, DEBBIE D Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $59,484.48 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, JOHN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,484.22 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, LINDSEY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,484.06 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $59,483.83 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOK, MARIECIA J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $59,483.75 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGARITA, DAWN E Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $59,483.70 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, CARLOS B Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $59,483.31 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JILLIAN L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $59,483.16 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $59,483.09 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSSON, KATRINA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,483.07 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,482.98 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESAR, CARMEN V Employer name Putnam County Amount $59,482.89 Date 07/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, JAMIE J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $59,482.38 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, CHRIS A, JR Employer name Town of Prattsburg Amount $59,482.19 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOHR, CHANA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $59,482.04 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, BERNICE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,481.87 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMREK, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $59,481.41 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, JOHN P Employer name City of Oswego Amount $59,481.36 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROHDE, KARIN H Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $59,481.35 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSS, CHRISTINE L Employer name Broome County Amount $59,481.15 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSTON, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $59,481.11 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, CHRISTI A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,481.05 Date 07/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFAZIO-AHMED, LINDA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $59,480.85 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBUSTELLI, TINA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,480.81 Date 04/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MARCO A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $59,480.44 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, DAVID J Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $59,480.34 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGLEY, JONATHAN C Employer name Tompkins Co Soil&Water Con Dis Amount $59,480.27 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGQUIST, DIANE L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $59,480.03 Date 01/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ANIAMMA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,479.94 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, GABRIELA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,479.54 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JAMES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $59,479.50 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICKSON, EDWIN J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $59,479.41 Date 06/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,478.90 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMOND, NANCY Employer name Franklin County Amount $59,478.88 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, DAGOBERTO C Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $59,478.88 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, LORRAINE C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $59,478.81 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARO, JULIA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $59,478.65 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBACH, MELISSA S Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,478.15 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, EDWARD M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $59,477.98 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, TRENT D Employer name Albany County Amount $59,477.84 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, ELIZABETH Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $59,477.25 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODENBURY, KENNETH L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $59,477.23 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, SIOBAN I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,476.95 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, EDWARD D Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,476.84 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASS, AMY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,476.56 Date 03/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, JOSEPH S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,476.56 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MEGAN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,476.54 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEUJUSTE, MARIE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,476.50 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERILLI, KARA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,476.44 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, NICOLE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,476.40 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARROD, BRIAN M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $59,475.98 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAHLER, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Webster Amount $59,475.92 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FAUL, DERICK L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $59,474.56 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOVAN, BRENDAN W Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,474.23 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARGENZIO, ANGELA R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,474.08 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System