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 BRUMFIELD, DARLEEN K Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $52,161.07 Date 09/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, ROXANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,160.81 Date 10/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, KITZIN Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $52,160.71 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEO, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $52,160.35 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, KENNETH B Employer name Town of Johnsburg Amount $52,160.30 Date 12/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,160.22 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, SCOTT M Employer name City of Corning Amount $52,160.11 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $52,159.74 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, KEITH R Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $52,159.70 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS-BADU, RITA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $52,159.70 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSER, KEVIN M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $52,159.51 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, CHARITA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $52,159.11 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, RICHARD W, III Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $52,159.01 Date 08/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANFORD, JULIE A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $52,158.88 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, ALANNA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,158.88 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DAVID J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,158.88 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNIGAN, KERRI L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,158.88 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, EDWARD A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,158.88 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTO, KAY-ANN E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $52,158.75 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LOU ANN Employer name Department of Law Amount $52,158.62 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, THOMAS M, JR Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $52,158.60 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARETELA, JACQUELINE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $52,158.35 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, WILLIAM P Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $52,158.34 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, MICHAEL L Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $52,158.26 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, HAZEL J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $52,158.08 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS G, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,157.94 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSAY, DEBRA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $52,157.87 Date 07/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, GERALDINE R Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,157.63 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, DINO P Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,157.63 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDE, TERESA L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,157.45 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIMENI, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $52,157.32 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SUSAN E Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $52,157.30 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READY, DOROTHY A Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $52,157.30 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, LESLIE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,157.30 Date 04/14/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, JAMES H, III Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,157.25 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKHILL, LAUREL A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,157.14 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, MONIQUE J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,157.14 Date 04/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINO, DANIEL A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,157.09 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECINO, MICHAEL J Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $52,157.08 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORTON, JESSICA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,157.01 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUPTMAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $52,156.78 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ANGELO P, III Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $52,156.71 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CLAIRE M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $52,156.47 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERSFELDER, JUSTIN M Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $52,156.46 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JENNA F Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $52,156.08 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRICONE, MARIE Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $52,156.00 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KRISTINA L Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $52,155.88 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, JILL A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $52,155.84 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, JOSEPH T, JR Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $52,155.76 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUNZI, MATTHEW T Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $52,155.72 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLL, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,155.65 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, DARLENE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,155.59 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRCHOW, DANIEL F Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $52,155.54 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, ADRIAN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $52,155.50 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MICHAEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,155.25 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INESON, STEVEN T Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $52,155.24 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOBBY, LOIS Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $52,155.09 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTZLINE, MARY J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,154.99 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINES, DESHAWN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $52,154.97 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, ANN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,154.73 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $52,154.40 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKEY, RICHARD J Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $52,154.32 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, LINDA Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $52,154.09 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEL, BRIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,153.70 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN W Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $52,153.67 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LESLIE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,153.66 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LA LAINE G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,153.54 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, ROBERT J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,152.94 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABOWICZ, MARK Employer name Madison County Amount $52,152.93 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHETHERS, DAMON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,152.75 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSLEY, DEBRA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,152.38 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADELMAIER, CAROL A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $52,152.38 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $52,152.38 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, ROBERT F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $52,152.38 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, KYLE T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $52,152.26 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKS, VICTORIA S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,152.19 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLLO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,152.05 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUNER, JANET L Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,152.01 Date 12/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOPE, GARY P Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $52,152.00 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, KATHRYN A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $52,151.80 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, SHERRY L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $52,151.60 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, ROSEMARY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,151.59 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM E, III Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $52,151.57 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKE, MARIA Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $52,151.51 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DANIEL H Employer name Greene County Amount $52,151.45 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITKIN, ANITA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $52,151.26 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CRAIG R Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $52,151.05 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Ontario County Amount $52,150.94 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARISON, SUSAN J Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $52,150.63 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DARLENE L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $52,150.60 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, IRENE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $52,150.55 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, TEDDY L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $52,150.40 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, SANDRA M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $52,150.30 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, RODNEY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,150.22 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENELUS EMILCAR, MARIE G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,149.51 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, WILLIAM J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $52,149.32 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JYMEEN C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,149.17 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTHMAN, VIANNE Employer name Erie County Amount $52,149.10 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, BARBARA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,148.92 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KEVIN C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,148.86 Date 03/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System