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 ORZOLEK, PETER, JR Employer name Herkimer County Amount $48,797.09 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,796.80 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RENA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,796.80 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, NICOLE ANN Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,796.78 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSS, DARREN C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,796.76 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MARSHA L Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $48,796.68 Date 04/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KAREN A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $48,796.50 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT-PARRISH, TOSHAR M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $48,795.89 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSTEVENS, APRIL D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,795.89 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JANE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,795.82 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTS, AMANDA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,795.81 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKETTE, TERESA GAYLE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $48,795.67 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Galway CSD Amount $48,795.42 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DAVID K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $48,795.05 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $48,795.00 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, DESSY Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $48,794.93 Date 11/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, CARRIE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,794.88 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDDIN, MOHAMMAD N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $48,794.76 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCATERRA, SAMUEL Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $48,794.45 Date 11/22/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CARMEN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,794.41 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, PAUL J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $48,793.98 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, BETTY J Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $48,793.56 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADEWALD, TREVOR S Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $48,793.51 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSEL, TONI ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,793.39 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, JEFFREY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,793.05 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROVSKA, SVETLA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,792.89 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, NICOLE Employer name Washington County Amount $48,792.71 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, WILLARD H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,792.58 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, ENRIQUE A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $48,792.26 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKLIS, NANCY Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $48,791.56 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, TINA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $48,791.56 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $48,791.51 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, ROBERT W Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $48,791.29 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $48,791.25 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIESELIN, JEAN E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,791.22 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKIE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $48,791.17 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, SHANA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,791.07 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARABIK, CHRISTINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,790.92 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANARO, RONALD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,790.62 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLO, JOHN K Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $48,790.58 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, TAWANDA S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,790.50 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKEE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $48,790.06 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEAN, KAREN L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $48,789.38 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, KIM M Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $48,789.38 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY, SHANEQUA N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $48,789.30 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, KATHRYN B Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $48,789.14 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, AMY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,788.77 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTO, LORENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $48,788.65 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNESWARAN, SANJEEPAN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $48,788.44 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ELLEN T Employer name Erie County Amount $48,788.09 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,788.02 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, PATRICIA K Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $48,787.95 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, ALICIA E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $48,787.94 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JOHN W Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $48,787.88 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, DENISE M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $48,787.88 Date 03/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $48,787.88 Date 04/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEICHERT, LISA M Employer name Education Department Amount $48,787.79 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ZOLI Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,787.77 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRA, NICK J Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $48,787.39 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUK, WAI-LING Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,787.13 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNER, JENNIFER Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,786.49 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DAWN M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $48,786.49 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JAMIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,786.42 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLNOWSKI, BRIAN A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $48,786.30 Date 04/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFINA, LAWRENCE A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $48,786.19 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRENREICH, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $48,786.08 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUP-ARNOLD, KATERINA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,785.76 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI ANTONIO, MICHELLE L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,785.75 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANS, KELLY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,785.73 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, KEITH R Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,785.71 Date 08/09/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANNETTE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,785.36 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, LISA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $48,785.30 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, EDWARD P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,785.26 Date 08/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, LU Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,785.12 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JONATHAN P Employer name Town of Ghent Amount $48,785.07 Date 12/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JILLIAN N Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $48,785.05 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, NICOLE T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $48,785.03 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA-PIETRI, SANDRA M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $48,784.83 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLM, GLENN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,784.62 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBIT, TIFFANY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,784.59 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, DENISE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,784.38 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, FRED R Employer name Town of Summit Amount $48,784.37 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, ROSEMARIE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,784.32 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, MICHELLE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,784.05 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKINOFF, JAMES N Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $48,783.90 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, JOSE R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $48,783.67 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, MARYANN Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,783.48 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOARDMAN, NORMAN C Employer name Town of Westfield Amount $48,783.25 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLAN, ELISABETH D Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $48,783.08 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, DIANA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,783.05 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMM, BONNIE M Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $48,782.99 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, JOSEPH L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,782.84 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINKELE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $48,782.77 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, EMILY J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,782.56 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLA, MICHAEL C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,782.47 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JOLENE D Employer name Otsego County Amount $48,782.29 Date 02/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLATTENBURG, LISA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,782.25 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, CHERYL A Employer name Madison County Amount $48,782.04 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NICOLA, NICHOLAS, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,781.37 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUGLIARO, TIMOTHY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,781.30 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System