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 COOKSON, JANET L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,182.66 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRENDEL, BEATRIZ Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,182.56 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, SANDRA S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,182.05 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPLUK, BETH R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,181.79 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOZIO, FRANK J Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $51,181.78 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOLT, MARY JO Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,181.49 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, TONY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,181.47 Date 12/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, DEBORAH Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,181.43 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOELSCHER, RAYMOND J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,181.41 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILARECKI, DAVID D, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $51,181.32 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSEL, JOHN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,181.29 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAROUGAR, ABDOLHASSAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $51,181.28 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, ZACHARY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,181.22 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RICARDO R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $51,181.05 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, COURTNEY O Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $51,180.99 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUERT, JAMES A Employer name Village of Silver Springs Amount $51,180.93 Date 06/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, KELSEY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,180.89 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VEIGH, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $51,180.84 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, WESLEY O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,180.78 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDE, JORDAN M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $51,180.66 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHESSI, TORREY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,180.42 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, KATHLEEN C Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $51,180.40 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TERRY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,180.32 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,180.28 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, LISA Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $51,180.28 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, JEROME W Employer name Erie County Amount $51,180.20 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, GERARDO A Employer name Erie County Amount $51,179.99 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARK S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,179.96 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, LINDSAY M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $51,179.88 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, NOEL A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $51,179.83 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUDE, DARLENE P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,179.83 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OECHSNER, REBECCA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $51,179.59 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,179.37 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-PAUL, GUIRLENE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,178.76 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLBRICH, KRISTIN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $51,178.35 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, SUSANNE K Employer name Erie County Amount $51,178.31 Date 02/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFTY, CATHY S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $51,178.16 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNON, MARK E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $51,178.14 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, JACK H, JR Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $51,178.03 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSHEGO, GREGG R Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $51,178.03 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, PAMELA J Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $51,177.98 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAWARZ, EDWARD J Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $51,177.96 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, RONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $51,177.71 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKS, GREGORY Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $51,177.65 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, LUKE J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $51,177.62 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHLNECKER, MATTHEW J Employer name Seneca County Amount $51,177.34 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Troy Amount $51,177.24 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHET, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $51,177.22 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCANO, LUIS Employer name Erie County Amount $51,177.10 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENCETTI, DIANE S Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $51,176.78 Date 08/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBILL, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $51,176.60 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, MARGARET M Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $51,176.60 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $51,176.54 Date 05/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECENE, ERIC J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $51,175.39 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, STEPHEN P Employer name Orange County Amount $51,175.06 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS, BETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,174.99 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, ALAN R Employer name Madison County Amount $51,174.73 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDSTEIN, MAURY L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $51,174.07 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIBY KERMANY, MOHAMMAD Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,173.91 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBER, CRISTA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,173.83 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, ANDREW Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,173.69 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASKEL, DEAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,173.63 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JANIS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,173.58 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, LINDA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,173.49 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, ERIN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,172.30 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, HELEN Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $51,172.23 Date 09/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, LENORA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $51,171.86 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,171.46 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, GARY D Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $51,171.46 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DAWN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,171.43 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBARGE, RAFFAELA Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $51,171.35 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, KATHLEEN J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $51,171.30 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, KRISTAL-BROOKE Employer name Warren County Amount $51,171.23 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUILANO, KRISTEN L Employer name Orleans County Amount $51,170.95 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ALLYSA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $51,170.64 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAROR, MATTHEW G Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $51,170.46 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMPONERIU, DANIELA I Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $51,170.34 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSLER, MICHAEL D Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $51,170.15 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSH R Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,169.85 Date 06/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MC KAY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,169.66 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVOURIAS, RAFFIELINA Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $51,169.44 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALMA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,169.34 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISE, WANDA F Employer name Allegany County Amount $51,169.33 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGNER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,169.22 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONAWAY, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $51,168.94 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AERNAM, JOANNE Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $51,168.94 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, SHAWN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $51,168.92 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGAR, MOLLY R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,168.71 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSOU, NATHALIE Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,168.71 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RYAN S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $51,168.52 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIESTERVELD, GERALD G Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $51,168.51 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DARLENE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,168.43 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, RICHARD J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,168.31 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JESSIE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,167.84 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELE, MARIA S Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,167.76 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,167.30 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, LISA M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $51,167.21 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVRAJ, PUNITHA PRIYADHARSHINI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,167.15 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, DANIEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,167.15 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, MANUEL P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,167.15 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System