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 WOOSTER, NANCY M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $55,594.04 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JOHN A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $55,594.03 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, BRIAN C Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $55,593.80 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNELLI, ROBERT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,593.77 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, DIANE M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $55,593.46 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN, DAWN C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,593.31 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARE, NATHALIE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $55,593.17 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,593.10 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, VICTORIA Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $55,592.61 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,592.46 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, ZELMA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,591.87 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELD, EMILY L Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $55,591.80 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, JOSE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,591.75 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $55,591.68 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAWINSKI, MARZENA R Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $55,591.59 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASON, LINDA M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $55,591.31 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIZENDINE, KELLY A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $55,591.29 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOANG, HUNG N Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $55,591.27 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEASHEAW, EARL R Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $55,590.69 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXANTUS, ADELIE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,590.60 Date 08/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCANTARA FERNANDEZ, BETIANA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $55,590.59 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL COSTELLO, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $55,590.49 Date 07/02/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RACHEL A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $55,590.40 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLEY, ARCHIE LEE Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,590.36 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILUPURI, DIVYA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,590.20 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDELA, VIDHI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,590.20 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBOUR, HARRY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,590.20 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOFFA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,590.20 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADES, AARON J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,590.20 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUNIE HOLMES, JENNIFER L Employer name Education Department Amount $55,590.20 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABARBIERA, CAROLYN M Employer name Department of State Amount $55,590.20 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAITLYN T Employer name Department of State Amount $55,590.20 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, LORI E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,590.20 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, BRANDON J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $55,589.53 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, ANGELO M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $55,589.12 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY-SMITH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,589.02 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROBERT M Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $55,588.56 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALO, ROBERT Employer name Town of Owego Fire District Amount $55,588.50 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALEXANDER, JR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,588.34 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOMINIQUE S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,588.29 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERME, FRANK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,588.14 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVATO, PAUL P Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $55,588.14 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKOSZ, CONSTANCE D Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,587.76 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARESE, AMANDA Employer name Albany County Amount $55,587.44 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHAAREN, JOAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,587.42 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLBE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $55,587.34 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEVEN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $55,586.78 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, KRISTIN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,586.61 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, THOMAS M Employer name Orange County Amount $55,586.26 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ-DESPAIN, SAMMY D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $55,586.08 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRICK, HENRIETTA E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,585.69 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $55,585.65 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUL-BLIVEN, JULIE A Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $55,585.50 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVO, CHELSEA L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $55,585.28 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WINSTON A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $55,585.18 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALI, KASEEM J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $55,585.03 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERO, DIANE T Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $55,584.80 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, GAYLE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,584.23 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, ZACHARY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,584.11 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, JAMAAL Q Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,583.94 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSEY, LUKE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,583.84 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JENNIFER L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,583.62 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAN, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $55,583.48 Date 10/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTES, SANDRA J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $55,583.17 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR-WACHTEL, DANIELLE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,583.14 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, MARK E Employer name Town of Webster Amount $55,583.01 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSONNO, ELLEN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,583.00 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OARE, DONNA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,582.93 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, ANITA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,582.88 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, KATHLEEN T Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $55,582.25 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ROBERT A Employer name Lockport Housing Authority Amount $55,582.24 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANESE, JUSTIN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,582.20 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOLOGUE, LINDSAY Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,582.15 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, ELEANA J Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $55,582.14 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, JULIE M Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $55,582.13 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ALANE L Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $55,582.12 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKIS, MARIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,581.99 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TROY Employer name Erie County Amount $55,581.97 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, LORI J Employer name Broome County Amount $55,581.58 Date 09/26/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPRE, ROLAND E, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,581.57 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, ANTHONY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,581.16 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LISA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $55,581.00 Date 08/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MARVA P Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,580.95 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCION, MARIE CARLINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,580.78 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,580.59 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, IRENE I Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $55,580.53 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, SEAN E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $55,580.31 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, KYLE P Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $55,580.12 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, MICHELLY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,580.00 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNIGAN, KEVIN PAUL Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $55,579.74 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, GERALD S Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $55,579.71 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEITZER, SUSAN A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $55,579.56 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIBUSH, JOSHUA D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,579.51 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADDIS-DE CERBO, NANCY L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $55,579.43 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND-EDIE, MICHELLE F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,579.38 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KIMBERLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,579.12 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, BRUCE A Employer name Town of Kent Amount $55,578.96 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARAZZO, ROSE Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,578.87 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMMASINI, WILLIAM Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $55,578.55 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIS, DYLAN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,578.23 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System