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 EKSI, ZILEYHA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,316.86 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, NICHOLAS E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $50,316.68 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSSELLER, DARLEEN A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $50,316.32 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, PAUL S Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,316.26 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUCHOWSKI, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,316.06 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEON, ANTONINE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $50,315.82 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MARY E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,315.81 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, RONALD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,315.72 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARSINGH, FARINA T Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $50,315.59 Date 03/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTIR, MARY BETH Employer name Education Department Amount $50,315.57 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILIUS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,315.40 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLAND, WILLIAM C Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,315.36 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, DANNY Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,315.20 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, JOHN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,315.13 Date 03/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, BRYANT T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,315.05 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, JASON J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $50,314.98 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIBLY, STEPHANIE F Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $50,314.80 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLITO, CAROL M Employer name Oswego School Dist Pub Library Amount $50,314.70 Date 11/11/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILHOOLEY, OWEN T Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $50,314.56 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNATO, SALVATORE J, IV Employer name Town of Westerlo Amount $50,314.40 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKEVICH, SANDRA Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $50,314.35 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEARINGEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Middlebury Amount $50,314.21 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURL, MARK D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $50,313.60 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LEE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,313.55 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, YVONNE M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $50,313.28 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUDD, SCOTT C Employer name Town of Westfield Amount $50,313.19 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATRICALA, ELIZABETH S Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,312.81 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNER, JAMES E Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,312.40 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, LISA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,312.17 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTER, NATHAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,311.93 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABZEVARI, DIANA Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $50,311.85 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, KIMBERLY C Employer name Town of Webster Amount $50,311.67 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, JAMES J Employer name Albany County Amount $50,311.48 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,311.48 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNET, SUZANNE M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $50,311.17 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, KUNJUNJU Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,310.84 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, GARRETT M Employer name Town of Vernon Amount $50,310.67 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, LYNZEE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,310.66 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSE-BEMB, KATHY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,310.38 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, KAREN R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,310.33 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, ROSEMARY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,310.25 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEERE, DOUGLAS A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,310.07 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MICHELLE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,309.82 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, SELENA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,309.72 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, AMANDA E Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $50,309.68 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, PARRIS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,309.62 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGIELINSKI, MARION J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,309.60 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, PETER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,309.50 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINE, REGINA L Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $50,309.43 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAN, JOHN D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $50,309.34 Date 12/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, RICHARD C Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $50,309.30 Date 10/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, THEODORE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,308.98 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $50,308.84 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, KRISTINE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,308.70 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JESSICA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,308.70 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EOVIERO, KENNETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,308.70 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLASSERT, KENNETH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,308.70 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIAW, GRACE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,308.70 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELDAI, KRISTEN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,308.70 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, JEREMY C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,308.36 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETTO, EDWARD L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $50,308.19 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MAUREEN C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $50,308.12 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAST, BRANDON P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,308.11 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MICHELE C Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $50,307.48 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALFI, ILAN M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $50,307.27 Date 08/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKETT, KATHLEEN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,307.21 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, BARBARA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,307.18 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERAS, ANDREA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,306.97 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELIZABETH C Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $50,306.69 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, HEATHER L Employer name Washington County Amount $50,306.56 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, STELLA Employer name Putnam County Amount $50,306.15 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, AUBREY R Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,306.13 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMAN, ROBERT T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $50,306.06 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, KAREN S Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $50,305.72 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADLER, ROSE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,305.66 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JOSEPH W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,305.52 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORE, DEBRA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,305.32 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUZZOLINO, LINDY A Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,305.26 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARMAN, SHANNON J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,305.24 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JOEL B Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $50,305.04 Date 01/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, TRACY R Employer name Warren County Amount $50,304.87 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, RICHARD A, III Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,304.82 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, ELTON C Employer name Medina CSD Amount $50,304.73 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUEDEMAN, CINDY L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $50,304.50 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SEAN R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $50,304.39 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, AMANDA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,304.05 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIKO, JOHN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,303.93 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, KEVON K Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,303.86 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN ADAMS, JENNY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,303.85 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, PAMELA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,303.81 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARRI L Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $50,303.74 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JULIE A Employer name Clifton-Fine CSD Amount $50,303.71 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAR, STEPHEN J Employer name Fulton County Amount $50,303.69 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, BARBARA J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,303.57 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PATRICIA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,303.32 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, RITA H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,303.29 Date 05/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $50,303.12 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ABREU, JOANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,302.94 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, RYAN M Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $50,302.60 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRO, JOHN L Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,302.55 Date 08/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System