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 DAVIS, SHAWN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,491.92 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNZIATO, MATTHEW E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $56,491.74 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOTO, ALLISON M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $56,491.64 Date 04/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, BRIAN R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $56,491.40 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, KIM M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $56,491.35 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, PENNEY S Employer name Otsego County Amount $56,491.29 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, WAYNE C Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,491.04 Date 03/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDROLI, GINA M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $56,490.75 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JAMES A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $56,490.53 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLER, LIANA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,490.39 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $56,490.34 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADKE, DIANE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,490.34 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHRISTINE Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,490.34 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, MARINA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $56,490.34 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $56,490.34 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUKNIGHT, VALERIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,490.34 Date 03/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, ROBERT Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $56,490.25 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, JOE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,490.23 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, TAMARA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,490.20 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, JOSE E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,490.12 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALCZEWSKI, MARTIN N Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $56,490.02 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOBIES, SHANE T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,489.76 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPAILO, WALTER M Employer name Town of Chester Amount $56,489.62 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LINDA A Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $56,489.59 Date 07/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDIBUONO, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $56,489.46 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINGANO, VIVIAN R Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $56,489.37 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JAMES E Employer name Chenango County Amount $56,489.11 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, AMY Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $56,489.00 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMINK, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Albany Amount $56,488.83 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWNING, JULIE MARIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,488.78 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, JARED L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $56,488.74 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $56,488.51 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBIYEMI, GBOLAHAN A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,488.37 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOONES, JAMES W Employer name Clinton CSD Amount $56,487.95 Date 05/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELITTE, KIMBERLY K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,487.93 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYHTILA, TODD A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,487.73 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, SAMANTHA J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,487.55 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DONALD J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $56,487.44 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, KATHLEEN E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $56,487.00 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMM, VICTORIA A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $56,486.99 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSANNE W Employer name Otsego County Amount $56,486.97 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLEY, DONNA Employer name Education Department Amount $56,486.66 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUS, PAUL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,486.50 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, AIMEE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $56,486.30 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, KAREN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,486.18 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FLORIO, KENNETH Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $56,485.67 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PATRICK M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $56,485.47 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ELIZABETH J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $56,485.38 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNETTI, JEAN M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $56,485.37 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOZZI, ERIC J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,485.27 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, ALEXANDER J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $56,485.15 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEFTHERION, NANCY E Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $56,485.12 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, KERMAN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $56,484.99 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,484.81 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCI, MARY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,484.64 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJDA, JAMES C Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,483.95 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRIEBMAIER, WILLIAM P, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,483.50 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, DANIELLA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,483.46 Date 07/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLUCCIO, ELAINE T Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $56,483.42 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAWN, WILLIAM F Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $56,483.32 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURICK, WILLIAM A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $56,483.26 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBS, DAVID A, SR Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,483.25 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRE, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Little Valley Amount $56,483.24 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUE, SUZY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,483.18 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIOTT, DEBORA A Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $56,482.66 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, MICHELLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,482.62 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBELLI, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,482.62 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JESSICA L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $56,482.57 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKES, DAVID R Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $56,482.47 Date 08/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, RONALD R, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,482.46 Date 10/31/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARION E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,482.12 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, JAIMIE L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,482.10 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, SUZANNE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,482.10 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVITO, MARIA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,481.22 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBELL, KYLE D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $56,481.13 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURICE, CAROLEE A Employer name Orange County Amount $56,481.03 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNAMARA, MELISSA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,480.94 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALION, ROBERT B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,480.80 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, GREGORY P Employer name Orange County Amount $56,480.76 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLEY, JEMAL Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,480.42 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, JEFF S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $56,480.33 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, BEVERLY M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,480.10 Date 02/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICHINA-KANDEL, JULIA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,479.96 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, DAVID C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,479.79 Date 01/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURRMAN, PAUL L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,479.71 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MIGUEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,479.55 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPAOLI, MARIA E Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $56,479.33 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAY, MESKEREM T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $56,479.28 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, ISAIAH L Employer name Chenango County Amount $56,479.20 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, ANNAMARIA C Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $56,479.15 Date 02/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAU, CHARLES H Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,478.96 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, RAMONITA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,478.92 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMAN, MELISSA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,478.79 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KEITH D Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $56,478.57 Date 10/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSARIS, PATRICIA A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $56,478.37 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCHEL, JOHN S, JR Employer name Town of Kinderhook Amount $56,478.34 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, STEPHANIE R Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $56,478.31 Date 01/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOUTEN, REBEKAH L Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $56,478.03 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, ROBERT J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $56,477.93 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, NANCY Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $56,477.66 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System