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 DORSMAN, JUDY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,083.90 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPOROWSKI, KAITLIN N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,083.89 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LIVERTY, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $55,083.78 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MAXWELL A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,083.54 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONOUGH, MICHAEL W Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $55,082.77 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRICH, GREGG M Employer name Town of Oakfield Amount $55,082.71 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERSEREAU, CATHERINE S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,082.63 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, JEFFREY S Employer name Madison County Amount $55,082.25 Date 12/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, PAUL J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,082.06 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERMO, JOSEPH Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,081.51 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, EMILY E Employer name Yates County Amount $55,081.43 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADICHON, JEAN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,081.41 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALLEN L Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $55,081.31 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,080.97 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, ERIC N Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $55,080.81 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, GERALDINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,080.79 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Arcade Amount $55,080.74 Date 02/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANISSA J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,080.63 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, ANN MARIE Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,080.52 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADDELL, SHANNON Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,080.42 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, TAMMY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $55,080.41 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAK, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $55,080.24 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DAWN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,079.92 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, MAE H Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,079.84 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, AMIT S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,079.70 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, MERRIL D Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $55,079.69 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, VANESSA Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $55,079.62 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNA, STEFANIE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,079.16 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, KEVIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,079.16 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $55,079.02 Date 01/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, KHIRY V Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,078.74 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DORSEY Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $55,078.63 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORA-JIMENEZ, DAVID A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $55,077.97 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ALICE A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $55,077.93 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWICK, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,077.87 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, MICHAEL C Employer name Livingston County Amount $55,077.77 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,077.74 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMARELLA, LENORE A Employer name Village of Lake Grove Amount $55,077.74 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBRIGHT, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $55,077.72 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JANET F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $55,077.55 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TALI J Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,077.28 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUMAN, COURTNEY A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $55,077.06 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGRAM, WINNETTE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $55,076.63 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, LARRY L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $55,076.53 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIONE, PAULA Y Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,076.50 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, JACKIE L Employer name Chateaugay CSD Amount $55,076.40 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZ, ELLEN G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $55,076.28 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELESKI, KAY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,075.92 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDAWAY, RENEE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,075.79 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORELLO, FELICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,075.70 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCULLI, MICHELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,075.70 Date 08/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUGH, LORRAINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,075.56 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,075.47 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, GREGORY S Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,075.47 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JOHN F, III Employer name City of Geneva Amount $55,075.37 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, PHILIP J Employer name City of Troy Amount $55,075.26 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLISZEK, KRISTIN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,075.20 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUKOSA, EUGENIA Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $55,074.90 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMONS, RICHARD E Employer name Town of South Bristol Amount $55,074.42 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, KINGSLEY A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,074.38 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISBON-SHEPARD, GWENDOLYN C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $55,074.34 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEISE, GLORIA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,073.54 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ANN MARIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,073.54 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, ANNA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,073.54 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADVANCE, DAVID Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $55,073.28 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $55,072.80 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, BRIAN G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,072.79 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, DAVID A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $55,072.77 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANES, KELLY C Employer name Erie County Amount $55,072.48 Date 09/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,072.39 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHRISTINE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,072.32 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MELVIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,072.25 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUP, KRISTEN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,071.88 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, MANUEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,071.63 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELEHANTY, SEAN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,071.51 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, ELIZABETH R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,071.10 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESELI, MARGHERITA M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $55,070.85 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITRICH, DAVID J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $55,070.65 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLOCK, GLENN L Employer name Madison County Amount $55,070.62 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODWIN, ROSEMARY M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $55,070.53 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, CHRISTINA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,070.47 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFARO, JENNIFER A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,070.33 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JAIME Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,070.10 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, PAUL O, JR Employer name Village of Dryden Amount $55,070.00 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DIANE M Employer name Albany County Amount $55,069.87 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, LETITIA M Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $55,069.60 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMER, THERESA M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $55,069.48 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, THOMAS M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,069.39 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MEGHAN P Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,069.39 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFF, SARAH A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $55,069.36 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, FLORENCIA T Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $55,069.34 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON-NIXON, YVETTE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,069.34 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIBOZEK, KASEY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,069.23 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, VINCENT C Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,069.23 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONHEADY, MARIANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,069.22 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DENISE Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $55,069.07 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVAN, MARISA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $55,068.84 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRACY D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $55,068.22 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNIRO, THOMAS G Employer name Town of Parma Amount $55,068.10 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIONE, NICHOLAS P Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $55,067.83 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System