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 GRAHAM, FERNELEE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,703.04 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLING, PATRICIA E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,703.00 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, SHANNON M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,702.88 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, CLAIRE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,702.45 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERR, MICHAEL H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,702.21 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, GABRIELLA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,702.10 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEE, YVONNE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,702.10 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, JESSICA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,701.82 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MARISSA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,700.95 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $50,700.76 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, SCOTT W Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,700.57 Date 05/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD-GUY, LINDA E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,700.48 Date 02/05/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY-SUMMERSET, CAROLYN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,700.23 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURREY, KATHY S Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $50,700.20 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDEFIELD, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $50,699.80 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATTO, TAZZA Y Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $50,699.37 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUER, CLIFFORD A, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,699.08 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS-SEALEY, GLENDA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $50,699.05 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACICCA, JUSTIN F Employer name City of Rome Amount $50,699.05 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALAS, ROBERT J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,699.03 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LYNN R Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $50,698.84 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAHAN, VICTORIA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,698.79 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, JOHN B, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $50,698.75 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZAM, ALI Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $50,698.72 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTRUP, ROBERT L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,698.65 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, DEBBIE R Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,698.63 Date 01/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, DEBRA J Employer name Village of Lake George Amount $50,698.49 Date 12/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, STEPHANIE M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $50,698.27 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MICHAEL R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,698.15 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, LORI L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,698.07 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, WALTER Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $50,698.05 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, PEARLINE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,697.88 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBARE, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,697.30 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JUDY L Employer name Washington County Amount $50,697.14 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECIMICE-VIEL, EDDYE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $50,697.12 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURASINSKI, AURORA M Z Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $50,697.10 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, RUSSELL C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,697.10 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, BRENDA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,697.09 Date 12/14/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANGALEE, INDRA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,696.87 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLOTTA, DARLA D Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $50,696.61 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ANDREW A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,696.27 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORESSA, MONICA A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $50,696.14 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GARY B Employer name Madison County Amount $50,696.07 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKELEIN, SUSAN J Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $50,695.40 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, MOLLY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,695.19 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSKA, RODNEY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,695.13 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKT, JAMES F, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,695.13 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GEORGE, KIM M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,694.95 Date 07/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $50,694.79 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, WILLIAM F, III Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $50,694.78 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARINA, JOSEPH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,694.60 Date 07/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, TRINA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,694.46 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, BLANCA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,694.26 Date 11/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, JOSEPH E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,694.24 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASKIN, HAILEY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,694.09 Date 05/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGHT, KRISTINA M S Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $50,694.07 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAKOW, STEVEN M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $50,694.06 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DONNA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,694.02 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Town of La Fayette Amount $50,693.94 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDA, KEVIN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,693.77 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSIGLIA, MICHAEL A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $50,693.75 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZA, AHSAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,693.59 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGDOLLAR, LAURA J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $50,693.56 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIERSCHMITT, WILLIAM J Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,693.52 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGGIANI, RICHARD A, III Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,693.45 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,693.34 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, WILLARD G Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $50,693.32 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRAN, THOMAS P, II Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $50,693.22 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,693.05 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPOLI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $50,692.96 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, DONALD Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,692.88 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLA, ROBERTA E Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $50,692.76 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFIA, LORRAINE L Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $50,692.48 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIB, JAISON Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $50,691.94 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MATTHEW C Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,691.55 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOHL, JANEL M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $50,691.35 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, THOMAS M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,691.29 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CATHRYN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,691.25 Date 08/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, RAYMOND Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $50,690.96 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMAS, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,690.45 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, BONNIE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,690.39 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZELEY, LILLIAN TERESA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,690.25 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGSDON, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,689.83 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, GREGORY J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $50,689.34 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, JOSEPH L Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,689.27 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGOTE DE BEJINES, DIANA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,689.20 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CAROLINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,689.20 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KARA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,689.20 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, JOLENE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,689.20 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MIKEISY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,689.20 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARANELLI, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,689.20 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, WEI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,689.20 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGWARE, RODNEY H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $50,689.10 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, SANDOR Employer name Erie County Amount $50,689.08 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, JONATHAN B Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $50,688.99 Date 03/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, ANGIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,688.97 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSON, JOHN L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,688.53 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIST, RYAN E Employer name Erie County Amount $50,688.47 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Newark Valley Amount $50,688.46 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNTER, RICKY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $50,688.40 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System