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 WOODARD, STEVEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,466.41 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, RICHARD W Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $50,466.32 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DIEGO, JR Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $50,466.10 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOS, WANDA F Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,465.98 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, NATALIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,465.93 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MICHELLE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,465.85 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, ANN E Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $50,465.72 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICIA L Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $50,465.46 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERSTONE, SHELLY Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $50,464.96 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, JAY R Employer name Village of Painted Post Amount $50,464.35 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, HEATHER J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,464.10 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCCO, RITA C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,463.93 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, MARYLISA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $50,463.73 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZOLINO, AMY J Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,463.72 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,463.69 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KAREN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,463.69 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCA, JANET Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,463.22 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DEBORAH S Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $50,463.18 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEDGER-PATILLO, COREY D Employer name Albany County Amount $50,462.99 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, ADAM K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $50,462.85 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLECK, TRACY L Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,462.81 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCZEN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Trenton Amount $50,462.62 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, TRENT A Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $50,462.52 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIPPENDALE, IAN Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $50,462.41 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, LOIS M Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $50,462.35 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIEDEL, KIMBERLY R Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,462.18 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJIANI, SELENA K Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $50,462.07 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DOREEN B Employer name Albany County Amount $50,461.88 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMIER, SCOTT R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $50,461.85 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CORA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,460.85 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON-MINGO, ELISSA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,460.78 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZYNSKI, DANIEL A Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $50,460.56 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWSEY, COURTNEY L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $50,460.41 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BRIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,460.10 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, MELISSA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $50,460.05 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, LUIS Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $50,460.02 Date 11/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBARINO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $50,459.43 Date 09/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORMAN, JEANNE C Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $50,459.37 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIMOTHY L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $50,459.31 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, JASON W Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $50,459.18 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHYPSKI, CHRISTINE E Employer name Richfield Springs CSD Amount $50,458.70 Date 01/23/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILANDS, ARTHUR C, JR Employer name Village of Rushville Amount $50,458.66 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NELIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,458.61 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WAYNE E Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $50,458.45 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DAVID R Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $50,458.45 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARRIE A Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $50,458.37 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICUCCI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $50,458.33 Date 02/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, LETICIA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,458.24 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARACUENTE, KIM Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,458.17 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILONE, DILENIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,458.14 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAEBELL, MARY E Employer name Erie County Amount $50,458.03 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, JU WANG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,458.00 Date 11/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, SHEILA K Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $50,457.94 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHADO, RAMON O Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,457.87 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, DEBORAH E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,457.83 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, ROSELLEN T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,457.58 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSE, KRISTA M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $50,457.37 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, GAIL ANN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,457.25 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, CHAD M Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,457.18 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACE, HEATHER A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,457.01 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, CHRISTINE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,456.83 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, SARAH R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,456.55 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDE, CHERICE N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,456.12 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, HOLLY D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,455.83 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDEMAN, RONALD E Employer name Medina CSD Amount $50,455.83 Date 11/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARE, DANIEL J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $50,455.79 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ASHLEY M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $50,455.72 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRA, ANNAMARIE Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $50,455.69 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KAMALINI A Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $50,455.60 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERRE-GALLAGHER, ANNE R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,455.59 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAGLIATA, JEANNE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,455.48 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JENNIFER L Employer name Berkshire UFSD Amount $50,455.46 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, LESLIE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $50,455.09 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DEIDRE M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $50,454.95 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, ORA J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $50,454.88 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, SHEREE Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $50,454.80 Date 09/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, RANDY I Employer name South Kortright CSD Amount $50,454.47 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRY GERLANC, MARY Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $50,454.32 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,454.27 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, SALLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,454.10 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGGS, RUDOLPH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,454.02 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $50,453.80 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TYLER G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,453.73 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUADERE, LAWRENCE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,453.72 Date 02/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMEO, SHARON A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,453.58 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, JACQUELINE P Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $50,453.56 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, JORGE Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $50,453.54 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DOUGLAS J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,453.44 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPROCH, JEANNENE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,453.37 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEOLUS, STEVEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,452.69 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JUAN Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $50,452.51 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BROCKLIN, STACY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,452.36 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROD, LEE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,452.09 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPO, MATTHEW T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,451.80 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, TODD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,451.77 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTESSA, HEATHER L Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,451.76 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRIDGE, CAROLYN M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,451.58 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, CAROL A Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $50,451.52 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, GREGORY E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,451.45 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, JEFFREY P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $50,451.20 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System