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 RAPPAPORT, KAREN E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $55,659.01 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, MICHAEL Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $55,658.94 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WYNDEL W Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $55,658.93 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPSON, MAXX A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,658.79 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINEBRICKNER, AMOS C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,658.73 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTMEYER, PATRICK M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,658.34 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, MELISA A Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $55,657.92 Date 03/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDT, STEVEN B Employer name Town of Stafford Amount $55,657.74 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADELETTI, CINDY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,657.61 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSCIA, CHARLES T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,657.58 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIGMAN, JAMES F, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $55,657.42 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUINLAN, YVETTE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,657.07 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERTI, JEANETTE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,657.03 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADBENT, RUSSELL K Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $55,656.62 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, COURTNEY N Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $55,656.17 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLOFF, JANELLE C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,655.99 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CATHY M Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $55,655.79 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT-MURPH, TOMI D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,655.55 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIN, DALE L Employer name Town of Hornellsville Amount $55,655.50 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDHARDT, JON P Employer name Orange County Amount $55,655.23 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHWAY, LISA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,655.20 Date 10/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICIA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,655.00 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, LISA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,654.36 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WAYNE R, II Employer name City of Oswego Amount $55,654.05 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWIFT, DEBRA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,653.80 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, HEATHER Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $55,653.80 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ROSANNA M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $55,653.77 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, DAVID P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,653.47 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, GERALD C Employer name Erie County Amount $55,653.44 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, BEUNICE O Employer name Erie County Amount $55,652.90 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOS, ISRAEL Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $55,652.81 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, STEPHANIE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,652.67 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, GREGORY Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $55,652.20 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNORR, WILLIAM M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $55,652.18 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARUS, HEATHER M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $55,652.00 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELOTTI, SETH J Employer name Essex County Amount $55,652.00 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MEGAN R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,651.96 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, APRIL L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,651.68 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNARI, CAILLIN Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,651.55 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JACQUELINE Z Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,651.45 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, ELIZABETH M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,651.41 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATCHELL, BOBBIE JEAN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,651.12 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, STEPHEN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,650.39 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, JANICE Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $55,650.01 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSLADE, NATASHA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,649.80 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORIELLO, JANINE T Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $55,649.75 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIAFRENO, PIETRO Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $55,649.15 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, KEVIN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,648.97 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOGH, PAULA A Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $55,648.85 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLER, DANIEL S Employer name Erie County Amount $55,648.21 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNECHT, JOSEPH W Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $55,648.04 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MAUREEN F Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $55,647.67 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGLIOLI, GUY M Employer name Erie County Amount $55,647.56 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $55,647.51 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, SUZANNE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,647.40 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMPO, KELLY A Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $55,647.37 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,647.14 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, SHERESE Y Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,647.11 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUZA, JACQUELINE C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,647.05 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLIGRA, KAREN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $55,647.03 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, ARLEEN P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $55,646.81 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAR, DONALD R Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $55,646.79 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, JESSICA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,646.43 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DAVID Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $55,646.22 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOK, MATTHEW M Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $55,646.00 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCQUE, KANDY A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $55,645.86 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES A, III Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $55,645.71 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, CHARLES W Employer name Village of Cold Spring Amount $55,645.70 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ROBERT R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,645.16 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, JOSHUA J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,645.10 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, ANDREW R Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,645.04 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARIETY, LINDA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,644.94 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, ALLAN R Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $55,644.89 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSCH, DAVID N Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,644.41 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDAMONE, JUDITH E Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,644.40 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, JAMES F Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,644.37 Date 11/05/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSIER, JOHN S Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,644.36 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, ROBERT P Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,644.33 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, LINDA S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,643.77 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, RYAN S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,643.70 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, MICHAEL L, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,643.54 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, ROBBIE W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,643.52 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JAMES T Employer name Warren County Amount $55,642.87 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, SHEREE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,642.79 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPSON, JAMES C Employer name Madison County Amount $55,642.32 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, LORRAINE J Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $55,641.60 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COIT, LESLEY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,641.57 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON, RICHARD J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $55,641.51 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEY, KRISTINA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,641.46 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMBURY, LYNNE A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $55,641.12 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEURY, YVONNE E Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $55,640.90 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MICHELE C Employer name Seneca County Amount $55,640.81 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHKEVICH, ELLA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $55,640.80 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOSA, DANIELLE C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $55,640.61 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, PATRICK J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $55,640.37 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, YAU LAM Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,640.14 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, TAMI J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,640.05 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KRIS T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,640.02 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DARLA L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $55,639.89 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICERELLO, JOANNE V Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $55,639.85 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System