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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name KEARNS, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $51,978.56 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $51,978.39 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, DEBORAH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,978.14 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, MERCEDES M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,978.07 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCUCCI, ANNA MARIE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $51,978.01 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADDOW, JO ANNE T Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $51,977.95 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEVLIN, DAVID A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,977.49 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $51,977.40 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, DIEU-SEULLE Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $51,977.34 Date 05/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, VICTORIA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,977.23 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAURENTIS, KATHY A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $51,977.19 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, KRYSTLE L Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $51,977.08 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPENHAVER, KENNETH D Employer name Livingston County Amount $51,976.96 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, JOHN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $51,976.94 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALAMINI, KAREN Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $51,976.80 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, HOLLY V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,976.62 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,976.57 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEID, LEE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,976.07 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MATTHEW R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,975.96 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, LAWRENCE R Employer name Tioga County Amount $51,975.90 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, BRADIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,975.88 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $51,975.87 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, SILVANA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,975.66 Date 08/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, SANDRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,975.40 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNDEN, LORRAINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,975.40 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, KEVIN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,975.40 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIANI, JOYCE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,975.40 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,975.40 Date 09/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, MARK R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,975.10 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, PATRICIA J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $51,975.06 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, MICHAEL B Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $51,975.06 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMEK, MEGHAN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $51,975.00 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLARS, SANDRA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,974.84 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJU, ROSHEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,974.63 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, LLOYD N, III Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $51,974.50 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, STEVEN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $51,974.23 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDY, JOSEPH E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $51,973.69 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDT, GARY D Employer name Town of Elba Amount $51,973.50 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, DOUGLAS R, JR Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $51,973.46 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZARREDO, ALEXANDER Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $51,973.26 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BRANDON C Employer name Village of Alfred Amount $51,972.97 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LALLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Albany County Amount $51,972.74 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, JAMIE L Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $51,972.73 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIL, KEVIN Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $51,972.68 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, STEPHEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,972.45 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUPTFLEISCH, PAUL E, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,972.30 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, DEREK P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,972.21 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, GEORGE C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,972.06 Date 07/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TINA M Employer name Education Department Amount $51,972.06 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELANO, KIMBERLY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,972.06 Date 10/22/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAROON, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,972.06 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSEHABER, MICHALENE Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,972.06 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBET, MARY I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $51,972.06 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, RORY T Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $51,971.90 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNELLEY, JAMIE N Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $51,970.80 Date 04/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER-LIGHTFOOT, DONNA Employer name Nyack Library Amount $51,970.80 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, TIM A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,970.38 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, DOROTHY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,970.05 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSEK, ANDREW J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,969.96 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCALL, SHERI M Employer name Tioga County Amount $51,969.78 Date 09/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLA, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,969.75 Date 09/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHMAN, KEVIN J Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,969.58 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHING, THERESA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,969.47 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, KRISTEN R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $51,969.40 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HAGAN, STEPHANIE K Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $51,969.04 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADNELL, JAROD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,969.02 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCHINO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,968.88 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAVAROLI, KENT J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,968.84 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKHI, SAVITREE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,968.30 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, MOLLY R Employer name Erie County Amount $51,968.29 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEFFLER, ROBERT J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $51,968.18 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIS, ERIC M Employer name Otsego County Amount $51,967.93 Date 08/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPPONE, LAWRENCE Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $51,967.77 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZOZOWSKI, MARCIN Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $51,967.69 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, PATRICIA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,967.55 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANOR, ELLEN L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,967.40 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURINE, DEBORAH J Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,967.16 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, CHARLES W Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $51,966.73 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRALEY, ROBERT J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,966.50 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JESSICA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,966.30 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, DANIEL A, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,966.18 Date 01/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Orwell Amount $51,965.98 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLGUIN, PAUL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $51,965.94 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRON, ROBERT T Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,965.36 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, CHERHARRIET Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,965.01 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, IAN J Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,965.00 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DA JUANA T Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,964.90 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ARTHUR D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,964.64 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORN, TERESA M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,964.55 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, FRANK Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $51,964.55 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, JAMES L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $51,964.05 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGGAN, YOLANDA F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,963.68 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WARREN D Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $51,963.60 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUNT, MICHAEL S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $51,963.34 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYCK, VINCENT T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,962.91 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, HANNA N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,962.89 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, DORTHEA M Employer name Education Department Amount $51,962.85 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSEN, MARY LYNN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,962.58 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, MARY K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,962.54 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, LINDA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $51,962.42 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System