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 WILLIAMS, DEBBIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,688.23 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN W, JR Employer name City of Lockport Amount $50,688.17 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEKA, NIGEST H Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,688.08 Date 04/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, RICHARD J Employer name Schuyler County Amount $50,688.08 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSERT, ANNE T Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $50,688.04 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, DEBORAH K Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $50,688.01 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDRESAR, DONNA L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $50,687.95 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, EAN R Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $50,687.84 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLOCKS, JOEL V Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,687.75 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, MAREN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $50,687.28 Date 11/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDELL, MICHAEL T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $50,687.01 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALINO-CARRANTI, KERRIE S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,686.87 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLERMAN, MARLA Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $50,686.78 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVEY, SHERRY M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,686.51 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, KRISTIN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,686.47 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMER, JESSICA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $50,685.98 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, PETER P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $50,685.77 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, JOHN D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $50,685.73 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCBEICHEL, MARTHA P Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,685.55 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESEN, LORI M Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,685.49 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, MARISOL Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $50,685.48 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSSOW, NOELLE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,685.44 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUISH, GLENN A Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $50,685.36 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, SUSAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,685.24 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSEW, AIMEE K Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $50,684.92 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AUDREY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,684.88 Date 10/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENNETT, MARVOLIE I Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $50,684.85 Date 07/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ROSEMARY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,684.67 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROKITKA, AMY R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,684.62 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNOSA, JANET L Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $50,684.46 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Sanford Amount $50,684.33 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, TIMOTHY V Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,684.22 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MARILYN G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,684.16 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, TERRY J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $50,684.16 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, STEPHEN C Employer name North Country Library System Amount $50,684.14 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETT, ROBERTA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $50,684.09 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBAN, BRIAN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,683.96 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, TARYN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,683.90 Date 02/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOVIO, SHARON M Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,683.90 Date 09/16/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, THOMAS J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $50,683.90 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESEN, VICKI LYN Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,683.90 Date 04/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, JOANN W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,683.90 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, DONNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,683.90 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, LORI J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,683.90 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLERODE, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,683.90 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, BARBARA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,683.90 Date 06/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,683.90 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, JACQUELYN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,683.90 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, BRENDA B Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,683.90 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TAMMY L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,683.90 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, KELLY S Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,683.90 Date 06/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MONICA J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,683.90 Date 11/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, JUNE A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,683.90 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, KAREN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,683.90 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWLETT, BRYON L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,683.82 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RYAN M Employer name Madison County Amount $50,683.36 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, NANCY I Employer name Greene County Amount $50,683.11 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIO, ADAM D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,682.92 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MIRIAM E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $50,682.90 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DEBRA T S Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,682.85 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORFMAN, ROSEANNE N Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $50,682.68 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, JEANMARIE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $50,682.66 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELETTO, GERALD L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $50,682.58 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,682.57 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LAWRENCE R, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,682.45 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, STEVEN C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,682.42 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURGERSON, GERALD T Employer name Charlotte Valley CSD Amount $50,682.37 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, KATHRYN K Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $50,682.24 Date 12/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENLEAF, KENNETH E Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $50,682.18 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCKLESS, EDWIN ROSS, JR Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $50,681.81 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTE, MARLENE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,681.47 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRON, BRENT E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,681.31 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDOCK, KATIE N Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $50,681.30 Date 03/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, MIKE E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $50,681.04 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JENNIFER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,680.50 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONIS, MICHELLE S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,680.48 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LOAN, WENDY S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,680.45 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, FITZROY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $50,680.36 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOAN J. Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $50,680.26 Date 11/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JIAYING Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,679.87 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,679.80 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,679.56 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBIOFF, BRACHA S Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $50,679.55 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYATT, SHANNON E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,679.42 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, SUSAN Employer name Town of Porter Amount $50,679.28 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTRIM, TERI L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,678.90 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUISSEIZE, JUSLENE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,678.86 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHUTA, PETER A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $50,678.80 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, NALLIA T Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $50,678.76 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PINTO, DANIEL S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,678.74 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSEI-TUTU, ELIZABETH Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,678.70 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEM, APRIL D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,678.44 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, ROBIN C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,678.30 Date 08/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, NATHANIEL A Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $50,678.19 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCERI, MARY A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $50,678.06 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUREK, CAROL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,677.99 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEREK R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,677.81 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, NICOLE C Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $50,677.74 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, DAVID W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,677.66 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNA, MICHELE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,677.55 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System