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 HOHENSTEIN, NICOLE A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $55,960.14 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSULADZIC, VEDAD Employer name Town of Tully Amount $55,959.27 Date 12/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULBERT, AMY J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $55,959.12 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCHMAN, ROBERT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,959.02 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBOL, JOCELYN A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $55,958.59 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, KRISTOFER E Employer name Town of Bristol Amount $55,958.58 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN LOUIS, CLAIRICILE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,958.31 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLE, TIMOTHY F Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $55,957.85 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LINDA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,957.61 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMES LEE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $55,957.59 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, NICOLE T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $55,957.33 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, GWENDOLYN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,957.33 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKETT, ROBERT J Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $55,957.24 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUANCIALE, MARK A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,957.11 Date 09/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHR, BILLY J Employer name Town of Verona Amount $55,957.07 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, SUSAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,956.99 Date 01/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJONBALAJ, LIRIDON Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $55,956.77 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENAUD, NICHOLAS A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,956.76 Date 08/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, ANNA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,956.67 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, JENNIFER L Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $55,956.62 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMACHOWSKE, DAVID A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,956.53 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, THERESA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,956.49 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, IVETTE Employer name Orange County Amount $55,956.36 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KELLY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,956.26 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFER, DAVID J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,956.16 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFF, JOANIE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,955.99 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, ANTHONY L Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $55,955.98 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFROM, WILLIAM L Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $55,955.92 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SHERI J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,955.86 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, JULIANN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,955.50 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, MATTHEW S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,955.42 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,955.10 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MARY K Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,954.91 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLMAN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,954.74 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, CHERYL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,954.72 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $55,954.11 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIOFALO, JOHN V, III Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,954.05 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JAMES R, II Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $55,954.00 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, JAMES A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $55,953.92 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILSCHER, JOHN T, III Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,953.76 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MAURICE J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $55,953.72 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN EMETERIO, SARAH A Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,953.72 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DENISE F Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $55,953.59 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, ANN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,953.55 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, WANDA L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,953.50 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGEL, ELIZABETH D Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $55,953.30 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAYLE, DAVID R Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,953.27 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, LISA A Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $55,953.06 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MATTHEW G Employer name City of Hornell Amount $55,952.50 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, JAMES P Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $55,952.42 Date 11/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ISAIHAIH A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $55,952.24 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSIDE, TERENCE K Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,952.22 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOISAN, PETRO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,951.84 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAVEC, LAURIE A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $55,951.65 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WAYNE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,951.51 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHMAN, STEPHEN C Employer name Education Department Amount $55,951.34 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPERSCHLAGER, LORI A Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,951.25 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKY, LAURA R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,951.13 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFANBURG, MARK W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,950.80 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, TONI ANNE Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $55,950.78 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BRIAN M, SR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,950.68 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVONI, MARY L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $55,950.68 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, SUZANNE M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $55,950.68 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDOLILLO, MICHELLE L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,950.32 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, JOSEPH R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,950.29 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, JEREMY A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $55,950.29 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, BARBARA J Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $55,950.05 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, MISTY A Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $55,949.98 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,949.90 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, CRAIG W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,949.61 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, FRIEDA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,949.57 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,949.15 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN IANNONE, WILLIAM J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $55,948.94 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYFARTH, DAVID C Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,948.64 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SORBE, MARK D Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $55,948.62 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, BRIAN R Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $55,948.40 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOLTORE, DONNA A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $55,948.37 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PATRICK F Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $55,948.05 Date 06/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHTERSKI, KENNETH G Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,947.68 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, JILL C Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $55,947.45 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, ROSE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,947.35 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMER, ALAN G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $55,947.30 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYSLER, TODD R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,947.26 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CLARK J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,946.77 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AFIA D Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $55,946.73 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERNBACH, LORRAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,946.72 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, JOSHUA A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,946.47 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, JEANETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,946.39 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGRISANO, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,946.07 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVGANOV, VASILIY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,946.04 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINYEMI, TEMITOPE Employer name Education Department Amount $55,946.02 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, SARA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,945.73 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GASSE, SUSAN D Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,945.64 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,945.02 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, LIKKIA T Employer name Orange County Amount $55,944.95 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABAZZ, SHAHEED Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,944.88 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFEVER, RHONDA S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $55,944.71 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIOFOLO, SUSAN J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,944.30 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASELTON, JOY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,944.18 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELMAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $55,943.77 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System