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 FERNANDEZ, JORGE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,302.19 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, LAWRENCE C Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,302.01 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, TERRI L Employer name Greene County Amount $50,301.99 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, FRANTZ Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $50,301.74 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEKSTRA, CAITLIN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,301.58 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBENANTE, RICHARD C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,301.27 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAY, KALIA N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $50,301.16 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSIER, ANTOINETTE L Employer name Orange County Amount $50,301.10 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHERRY L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,300.79 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, BRIAN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,300.75 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAFAEI-NAJAFABADI, NAVID Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,300.64 Date 10/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONABLE, DALE C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,300.60 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, JOSEPH A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $50,300.59 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMONACO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $50,300.53 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAVERGNE, MICHELLE Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $50,300.46 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHAD D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $50,300.38 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISPEL, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $50,300.20 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDS, KYLE L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $50,300.16 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ORLANDO Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,299.94 Date 04/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIONERO, NICHOLAS V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,299.49 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, STEPHANIE J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,299.42 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGARENNE, GREGORY G Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $50,298.90 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES MICHAEL Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $50,298.76 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSIE, ABBIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,298.63 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLAR, LINDA A Employer name Fulton County Amount $50,298.58 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIAN J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $50,298.51 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHNERT, ADAM E Employer name Town of Sherburne Amount $50,298.50 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTS, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Washington Amount $50,298.46 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, CHAD J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,298.45 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,298.37 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOEL Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $50,298.35 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, ALBERTO Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,297.98 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, PAUL D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,297.88 Date 11/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROUPA, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,297.56 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR-TEEPE, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,297.49 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDS, ROBERT I Employer name Town of Pleasant Valley Amount $50,297.40 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIMLE, JAMES F Employer name Town of Lumberland Amount $50,297.26 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEN, LAWRENCE D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $50,296.86 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, KAREN B Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,296.73 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIM, STEPHANIE P Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $50,296.59 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNLEWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $50,296.33 Date 06/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANIELLO, GIANFRANCO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,296.31 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, FATRIYAH Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,296.29 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEDTEL, EDWARD R, JR Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $50,296.08 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GEORGE, DANIELLE E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,296.02 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KENNETH J Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $50,296.01 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, SUSAN V Employer name Town of Massena Amount $50,295.95 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILOM, WILLIE C Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,295.78 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISMAN, WENDY G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,295.60 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, RICHARD P JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,295.57 Date 12/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, FAISAL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,295.53 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLITTLE, JENNIFER J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $50,295.43 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CRYSTAL E Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $50,295.05 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOAIZA, LINA M Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $50,295.00 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KATHLEEN P Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $50,294.83 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENLON, SUSANNA J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,294.70 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, FRANCIS A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,294.11 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, ANDRES Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,293.86 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN-ALFANO, REBECCA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $50,293.84 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MARSHALL W Employer name Village of Clayton Amount $50,293.53 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLER, BRUCE REAY Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $50,293.32 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTA, PLACIDO M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,293.14 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XENOS, JAMES Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $50,293.12 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLECHNER, GERALDINE A Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $50,293.12 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACONO, JOYCE M Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $50,293.03 Date 11/02/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, MARY ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $50,292.94 Date 11/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCZAK, SUZANNE M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $50,292.86 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ELIZABETH M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,292.79 Date 11/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAWN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,292.70 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHERYL C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,292.42 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHN, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,292.38 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TAMARRA K Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $50,292.19 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, KENNETH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,291.95 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, BRIAN E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $50,291.66 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,291.60 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHEVARRIA, EDWIN Employer name Erie County Amount $50,291.39 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTA, DIGNA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,291.31 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Candor CSD Amount $50,291.26 Date 05/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABROOK, SANDRA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $50,291.20 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $50,291.16 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, BRIAN K Employer name Village of Painted Post Amount $50,291.01 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, PAULINE Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $50,290.92 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEDESHA K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,290.73 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NIGEL J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,290.52 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDONARO, SUSAN Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $50,290.51 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MARYLEE H Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $50,290.39 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WILLIAM O, JR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,290.27 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, LAURA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,290.08 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, STEPHEN L Employer name Village of Brownville Amount $50,289.65 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIESTE, THERESA G Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $50,289.62 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, CHRISTINE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,289.46 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, PAULA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,289.31 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CHRISTINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,289.19 Date 06/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, SHELLY D Employer name Education Department Amount $50,288.79 Date 04/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, RICHARD P Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $50,288.59 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECHAK, JACQUELYN B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,288.44 Date 01/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, TRACY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,288.37 Date 09/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAISSER, JORDAN I Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $50,288.08 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNABE, ELISE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $50,287.92 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Village of Livonia Amount $50,287.86 Date 08/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System