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 JACKSON, CLAYTON A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $51,234.71 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARCHFIELD, AMANDA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,234.56 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAN J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,234.49 Date 06/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, SHERYL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,234.49 Date 06/18/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORMILE, NICCOLO A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,234.25 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, BRYANT S Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,234.19 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, WILLIAM R Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $51,234.15 Date 04/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOFSKI, JOHN S Employer name Village of Deposit Amount $51,234.01 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISDALE, EUNICE L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $51,233.97 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLES, BONTIN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $51,233.76 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSER, LAWRENCE B, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $51,233.49 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOGANAKSOY, REYHAN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $51,233.33 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, DAVID L Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $51,232.71 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, SUZANNE K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,232.68 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, RICHARD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,232.66 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFIELD, JEROME A Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,232.54 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZETH, LAUREN M Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $51,232.52 Date 01/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLINSKI, SHANNON B Employer name Orange County Amount $51,232.48 Date 12/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILGRIM, MICHAEL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $51,231.68 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATROCINIO, CAROLINA Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $51,231.66 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MADELIE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $51,230.88 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, STEVEN L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $51,230.79 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLERMAN, DAWN M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $51,230.72 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANESKI, JASON M Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,230.59 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,230.51 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, IAN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,230.38 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, DONALD T, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $51,230.17 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, KEITH S, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $51,229.96 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIGA, JEANNETTE E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $51,229.93 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORHACH, JAMES M Employer name Broome County Amount $51,229.90 Date 01/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, GREGORY Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,229.85 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, LATELLE W, JR Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $51,229.80 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRALICK, FRANCINE M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $51,229.76 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAN, MARGARET A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $51,229.34 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DARRYL K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $51,229.28 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, TIMOTHY D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $51,229.09 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWANOW, NATALIA N Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $51,228.92 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHOUSE, NOREEN Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $51,228.88 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $51,228.73 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MICHELLE L Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $51,227.83 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITA, JEREMY J Employer name Broome County Amount $51,227.78 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERY, MICHAEL T Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,227.74 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINA, BERNADETTE M Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $51,227.64 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, NAIN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $51,227.35 Date 01/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARHART, MARGARET C Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $51,227.34 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, BERNARD R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $51,227.03 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, OMAR J H Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $51,226.86 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, DEBORAH A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,226.83 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY-PARSONS, BETTY E Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $51,226.62 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, BARBARA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,226.43 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, KEVIN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,226.25 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN-FEELY, MARIANNE Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $51,226.25 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, ROSEMARY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,226.20 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCHOFF, BRIAN K Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,226.02 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JOY H Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $51,225.68 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOS, FRANK G Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $51,225.63 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUICCA, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,225.58 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNANDREA, MATTHEW L Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,225.48 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, DIANE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,225.35 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWSAM, RODNEY J Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $51,225.26 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE POALA, KATYA MARGARITA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,225.13 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHENBERG, BRIAN J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,225.08 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIONNE, JOAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $51,224.95 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIERNO, ELAINE A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $51,224.85 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-EGGLESTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Warren County Amount $51,224.82 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIEZZA, COLLEEN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,224.66 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, DANIEL F Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,224.42 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUISE, ANNEMARIE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,224.38 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, SUZANNE Employer name Orange County Amount $51,224.35 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, DIANA A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $51,224.30 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, TRAVIS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $51,224.29 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, JULIE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,224.08 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, BARBARA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,224.01 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $51,223.56 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, JO ANNE E Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,223.51 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON SMITH, WENDY Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $51,223.46 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIENA, JEFFREY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,223.28 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTES, DAVID L Employer name Town of Potter Amount $51,223.27 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, MATTHEW J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $51,223.25 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYDOR, PAUL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,223.06 Date 12/03/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, MICHAEL P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $51,223.06 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, THOMAS W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,222.87 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, MARK A Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $51,222.38 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TE POEL, ALEXANDRA Employer name Victor CSD Amount $51,222.38 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, JOHN P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,222.24 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHNER, JOHN S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $51,222.00 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISTNER, JAMES P Employer name Sullivan County Amount $51,221.30 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, MATTHEW S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,221.14 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCK, ARNOLD R, JR Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $51,220.84 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS, VINCENT J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,220.63 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERB, LISA K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,220.61 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFLO, FREDERICK T Employer name City of Utica Amount $51,220.40 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, NICOLE V Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $51,220.37 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRODEY, MARGARET M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $51,220.36 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, CHRISTINE N Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $51,220.34 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BIER, MILTON S Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $51,220.33 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, LEMUEL Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,220.01 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALVIN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,219.90 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,219.72 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN A, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $51,219.20 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System