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 SAAS, AMY K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,834.15 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $54,834.00 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNEMANN, CHRISTINA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $54,833.95 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, GLADYS R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,833.20 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, SAM M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $54,833.10 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARY D Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $54,832.93 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, STACY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,832.84 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, MARK Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,832.41 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANOVA, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,832.28 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLE, NEIKEISHA R Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $54,832.19 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTHA, MALCOLMA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,832.19 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARCO A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $54,832.12 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, TARA P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $54,832.09 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKUS, JENNIFER A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $54,832.09 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,831.98 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIK O Employer name City of Albany Amount $54,831.93 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CAROLINE E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,831.79 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWS, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,831.76 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN FONDA, KATHLEEN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,831.68 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,831.40 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERMAN, NAN M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $54,831.06 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODELL, BARBARA A Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $54,831.05 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBSEN, MELANIE T Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $54,831.01 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LARE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $54,830.92 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, VERA J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $54,830.92 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, RHONDA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,830.89 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DAVID J Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $54,830.81 Date 08/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, LORI B Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $54,830.64 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIAKHI, FRANK Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,830.55 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTER, FELICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $54,830.49 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, HELENA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,829.73 Date 01/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, JANET H Employer name Orleans County Amount $54,829.71 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, ANTHONY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,829.70 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, LORELL H Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,829.67 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNER, RUSSELL H Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $54,829.64 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,829.35 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, MATTHEW J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,829.06 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, GAIL Employer name Broome County Amount $54,828.61 Date 05/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUERO, JOSE F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,828.51 Date 12/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, VICKI L Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $54,828.51 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, CASSANDRA M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,828.39 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, JEFFREY SCOTT Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $54,828.22 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOGAR, MEECHEHNE L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,828.20 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, CRAIG A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $54,828.16 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLY, MICHAEL L Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,827.95 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULA, CATHY L Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $54,827.94 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERITHEW, SAMANTHA M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $54,827.55 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENNELL, PATRICK M, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,827.53 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRYS, JESSICA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,827.35 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, MARIA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,826.91 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVNICK, ROBERT A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,826.71 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JEREMY R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $54,826.70 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODMANSEE, TERESA Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $54,826.60 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODYARD, MARY J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $54,826.60 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DEVON R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $54,826.50 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATIELLO, GINGER A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,826.12 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHNEY, JAMES M, III Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $54,826.00 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALMA, NIKKI JO Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,825.97 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, LYNDA R Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $54,825.79 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNDL, FRED W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,825.77 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENK, DAVID J Employer name Erie County Amount $54,825.69 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $54,825.47 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KENDRA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,825.16 Date 08/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CRISTYNE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,825.14 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANIPINTO, JANINE A Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $54,825.13 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVERHILL, SETH D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $54,824.97 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANELLI, LEONARD L, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,824.85 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GRADY U Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $54,824.61 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, ELEANOR A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $54,824.49 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,824.49 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTICO, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Elmira Heights Amount $54,824.31 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIOFFE, HEATHER Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,824.11 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, JAMES R Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $54,823.43 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGER, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,822.82 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVATINO, ASHLEY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,822.70 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTT, JOHN M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $54,822.52 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPELMANN, EILEEN M Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $54,822.50 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BRUCE E Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $54,822.49 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRO, KELLY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,821.54 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOP, DARRYL J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $54,821.49 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIEGAL, CYNTHIA B Employer name Clinton CSD Amount $54,821.21 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERSTROM, DEREK A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $54,820.78 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI, LAUREN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,820.58 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERFILIPPI, TATUM L Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $54,820.53 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARSTKA, LISA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,820.11 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, KELLIE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,819.97 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, MELISSA R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,819.65 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JAMIE A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $54,819.53 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOFTALLEN, CRAIG R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,819.29 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNAIR, RYAN E H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,819.28 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, JENNIFER H Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $54,818.91 Date 06/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ANDREW C Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $54,818.51 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMANTOPOULOS, MIKE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $54,818.32 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMBAUT, AARON G Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $54,818.31 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESSLER, RONALD J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,817.89 Date 05/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAUL F Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,817.89 Date 05/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, PAUL J Employer name Madison County Amount $54,817.80 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, BAMBI L Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $54,817.44 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, PAUL R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,817.43 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAGNON, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $54,817.34 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System