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 BUTLER, DORRETTA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,133.96 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CARRIE E Employer name Warren County Amount $50,133.93 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, REBECCA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,133.62 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOYCE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,133.61 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, SONJA R Employer name Tioga County Amount $50,133.59 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, TU-MASHYE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,133.43 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CHARLES J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,133.40 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY M Employer name Albany County Amount $50,133.16 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, CHERYL Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,133.13 Date 10/20/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKO, DALE M, JR Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $50,132.89 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $50,132.76 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, RICHARD C, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,132.59 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, HOWARD J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,132.57 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHARLIP, PAMELA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,132.47 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGE, CHARLES G Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $50,132.46 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, CHRISTINE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,132.22 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASIE, JESSIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,132.06 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAFFKY, PETER C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,131.71 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JUSTIN G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,131.49 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DAISHA N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,131.29 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, CLAUDIA A Employer name City of Troy Amount $50,131.16 Date 01/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TERESITA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,130.96 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHLE, MARIA T Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $50,130.87 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNAMANTHODO, TEVETT Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,130.73 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEY, SASKIIA Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,130.73 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, KAREN L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $50,130.35 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOSE, RALPH J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,130.10 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, LATONIA L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,129.83 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, EDWIN Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $50,129.71 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, FRANK A Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,129.06 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUER, JOSEPH J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,129.02 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KYMISHA R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $50,128.96 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, PATRICK D Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $50,128.80 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, DAMARIS Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $50,128.61 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, JOHN M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $50,128.11 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERCONE, ANGELA K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,128.00 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,127.53 Date 10/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDER, MICHELLE L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $50,127.48 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSER, HOPE E Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $50,127.38 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADBENT, PETER J Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,127.22 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEBE, JOANNE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,127.12 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DANIELLE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,126.98 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, MARC Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $50,126.89 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKSTEAD, AMY L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $50,126.65 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AUTUMN P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,126.31 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTON, DOUGLAS L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,126.13 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, LARRY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $50,125.87 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDENBURG, RYAN S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,125.59 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ANNA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $50,125.35 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, HELEN J Employer name Greene County Amount $50,125.14 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELDER, JAMES C Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $50,125.14 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SUSAN M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $50,124.55 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, THERESA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,124.50 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEVI, ELOHA M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $50,124.43 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNOTT, LEONARD D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,123.88 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGINELLI, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $50,123.73 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHIEZ, EDITH R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,123.55 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNOCK, JAMES S Employer name Town of Hounsfield Amount $50,123.42 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEBERGER, AMY L Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $50,122.82 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDLEY, PATRICK D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $50,122.74 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, MATTHEW A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $50,122.58 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLENBACK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,121.84 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETA, ROBERT E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,121.74 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOISELLE, JACOB T Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $50,121.32 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOECKEL, WILLIAM E, III Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $50,120.97 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINLEY, SHAWN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,120.87 Date 07/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILI, DANIEL R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,120.86 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAMONDO, ANNETTE Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $50,120.80 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINEY, WILLIAM K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,120.50 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAVATCHE, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,120.50 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIMAN, JOAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,120.50 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHURBET, THERESA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $50,120.48 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JOHN R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,120.41 Date 07/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, NORA L Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $50,120.30 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, PEDRO A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $50,120.30 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAMINA, EVANS Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,120.30 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPE, EMILY J Employer name Department of State Amount $50,120.22 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICK L Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,120.19 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LAURA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,120.05 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADINOLFE, JOSEPH P, II Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $50,119.89 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,119.47 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDUC, CASANDRA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,119.39 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, TRISHA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,119.30 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFEY, LEIGH A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $50,119.21 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABINGER, KELLY L Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $50,119.18 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERGOLA, SALVATORE J Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $50,119.12 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, WEENDY C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $50,119.08 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSCHUCK, ALLEN T Employer name Town of Lumberland Amount $50,118.99 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, ELIZABETH M Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $50,118.95 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNYE, JESSICA G Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,118.77 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUKES, TYLER J Employer name City of Troy Amount $50,118.75 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORD, SAMANTHA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,118.67 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSBOROUGH, RYAN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,118.67 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FRANK J Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $50,118.62 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADA, CHARITY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,118.29 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHSEL, BRAD J Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $50,118.07 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, DENISE Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $50,117.63 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TESSA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,117.62 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBOURNE, DARRIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,117.57 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAECKLE, GUY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,117.38 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System