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 NEWELL, DAVID C Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,688.40 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JOHN P Employer name Town of Virgil Amount $53,688.33 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMIRE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,688.19 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, JOHN P Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,688.10 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMANCHE, YVES A Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $53,687.32 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, JOHN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $53,687.32 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RICHEL A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,687.32 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JAMES E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,687.32 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDER, DONALD E, JR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,687.32 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURL, KAREN Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $53,687.20 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIASCHI, ROBIN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,687.18 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENKER, ERIC J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,686.96 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, LINDA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,686.60 Date 07/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $53,686.43 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT M Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $53,686.39 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, KAREN L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,686.19 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABEY, THOMAS C Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $53,685.83 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALARCON, ABIGAIL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,685.62 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, GERRI B Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $53,684.87 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXWARE, TRACY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,684.70 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, TAMARA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,684.66 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKENS, STEVEN W Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $53,684.65 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, KELLY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,684.49 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CHARLES L Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $53,684.41 Date 03/31/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARING, MARGARET C Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,684.31 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLEV, JESSICA R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,684.17 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLESON, BRAD S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $53,684.14 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SANDRA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,684.07 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $53,683.60 Date 01/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIL, ANDREA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $53,683.50 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, JOSEPH P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,683.30 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LUKE J Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $53,683.29 Date 06/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLIMAN, STANLEY L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,683.28 Date 06/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TYMEISHA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,683.18 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, PAULA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,682.94 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMSLEY, JOHN C, JR Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $53,682.91 Date 04/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JULIE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,682.79 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, ZACHARY M Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,682.79 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SENNIKA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,682.57 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOM, LISA A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $53,682.56 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, STEVEN R Employer name Chemung County Amount $53,682.25 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUND, CORY J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $53,682.15 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYCHAJLONKA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,682.03 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIN, ALEXIS A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,681.96 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $53,681.85 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, PATRICE C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $53,681.85 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $53,681.85 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWIN, STEVEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,681.85 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MAUREEN F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,681.85 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MARK Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,681.85 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, CHRISTINA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,681.85 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, MAGDALENA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,681.85 Date 11/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARANDA, ALBERTO Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,681.85 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,681.85 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDOX, WILLIAM T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,681.85 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODIE, BETTY A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,681.85 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NIFF, KEITH W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,681.85 Date 06/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARANO, GARY S Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,681.85 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYOL, PHILIP R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,681.85 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, BRIAN M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,681.85 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRELLA, JOSEPH M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,681.85 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,681.85 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, TONJA Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,681.85 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, JEFFREY G Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $53,681.74 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICULCY, SHERRI L R Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $53,681.71 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JAMES E, III Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,681.46 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JERI L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,681.25 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKMAN, ANGELIKA R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,681.13 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, ANDREA N Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,680.98 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, NANCY L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $53,680.92 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOY, ELIZABETH V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,680.76 Date 04/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAM, DIEULAS Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $53,680.54 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, JAMES E Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $53,680.50 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKLE, ERICK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,680.19 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, KIM J Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $53,680.17 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOECKELER, MICHAEL C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $53,679.99 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARONE, GARY E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,679.88 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTAGENA, NICHOLAS R Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $53,679.86 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRACY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,679.50 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADARESKI, TARA C Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $53,679.46 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, PATRICK H Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $53,679.42 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, SHANNON M Employer name Genesee County Amount $53,679.36 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINO, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,679.09 Date 05/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONISKI, ROBERT K Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,678.68 Date 12/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMM, DAVID L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $53,678.67 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,678.66 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, MICHAEL J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,678.31 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKINS, ANDREW J Employer name Orange County Amount $53,678.30 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDS, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $53,678.29 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACAS, MATTHEW D Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,678.27 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MICHAEL L Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $53,677.80 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, ELIZABETH V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $53,677.62 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANOVA, MARIE E Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $53,677.60 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBURN, CODY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $53,677.35 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, CRAIG S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,677.32 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLMANTEER, DIANE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,677.24 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELIS, RACHEL M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $53,677.03 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, JUDY Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,676.59 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DUANE R Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $53,676.42 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, GALE Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $53,676.19 Date 06/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System