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 TORREY, BRANDEN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,720.19 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAIR, WILLIAM F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,720.05 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, LAWRENCE A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $48,719.99 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLI, LOUIS P Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $48,719.93 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CURTIS E Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,719.59 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAVE, WINZA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $48,719.57 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, DEBRA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $48,719.39 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPPOLYTE, YOLENE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,719.39 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SHAUNTE D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $48,719.38 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, YVONNE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $48,718.99 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, RONALD Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,718.98 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRY, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,718.77 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCERRECA, YAMILE Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,718.76 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOK, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,718.66 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $48,718.57 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,718.45 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVATORE, MICHAEL J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $48,718.42 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,718.33 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERAMUSCA, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $48,718.33 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINSTIL, MARIE YOLENE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,718.04 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MELANIE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $48,717.65 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLETSAS, NADIYA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,717.42 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DEBORAH C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,717.09 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMSBY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,717.04 Date 06/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TODD S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $48,716.98 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMISTER, BARBARA L Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $48,716.86 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSDIN, NOREEN Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $48,716.54 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, MARIE M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $48,716.52 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGBAUM, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,716.35 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, KATHERINE M Employer name Warren County Amount $48,716.23 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MIRELLA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $48,716.06 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMKE, BRIAN R Employer name Village of Nunda Amount $48,716.04 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEY, RICHARD Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $48,716.00 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, OLGA L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $48,715.99 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, JANICE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $48,715.91 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIK, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $48,715.77 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, THOMAS E, II Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $48,715.11 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, LAUREN M Employer name Newburgh Housing Authority Amount $48,715.10 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKUL, TAMARA L Employer name Orange County Amount $48,714.96 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITZEL, MELISA C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $48,714.78 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, THANANYI Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,714.69 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, MICHAEL P Employer name Jefferson County Amount $48,714.36 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, SHERYL L Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $48,714.33 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, NICHOLA RHONDA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,714.28 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, TAMI L Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $48,714.28 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIANO, KATHRYN A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $48,714.26 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ROBIN L Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $48,714.21 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAS, JAMES J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,714.14 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMLAL, KRISENDATH Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $48,713.05 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLARD, LARRY J Employer name Albion CSD Amount $48,712.73 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JOHN, JR Employer name Little Falls Housing Authority Amount $48,712.66 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, THOMAS V Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,712.62 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, JASON R Employer name Broome County Amount $48,712.61 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, HEATHER L Employer name Lewis County Amount $48,712.46 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SCOTT R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,712.23 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMERTER, WILSON J Employer name Town of Wethersfield Amount $48,712.02 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDSTEN, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $48,711.79 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAWLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $48,711.71 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, JAMEL Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $48,711.27 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIHA, MICHELLE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,711.09 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNUSCIO, KATHRYN J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $48,710.54 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLEY, SHENITA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,710.38 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, SUSAN L Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $48,710.34 Date 10/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CHRISTON N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $48,710.12 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, ANNE E Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $48,710.02 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATUCCI, DONNA M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $48,709.96 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAN, LISA M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $48,709.91 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, MARY B Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $48,709.81 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, STEVEN D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,709.77 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUY, SANDRA S Employer name Erie County Amount $48,709.73 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHATLEY, JEHAN T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,709.57 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, ROBERT G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,709.52 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGI, DEAN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,709.39 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, DONALD M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,708.99 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLMAN, LORI Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $48,708.94 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, DAVID J Employer name Town of North Collins Amount $48,708.92 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASH, BOBBIE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,708.76 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, TERESA A Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $48,708.60 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, JENNIFER R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,708.27 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUS, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $48,708.14 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITINGER, JAMIE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,708.04 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUNG, TIMOTHY R Employer name Albany County Amount $48,706.93 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PAUL A Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $48,706.92 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARILYN J Employer name Essex County Amount $48,706.84 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOPE, DAVID O L Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $48,706.64 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALESSANDRO, ROSEANN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,706.49 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKPINAR, ALI K Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $48,706.39 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, ANASTASIA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $48,706.36 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, ROBERT H Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $48,706.31 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCKETT, MICHAEL J Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $48,706.20 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRANE, BARBARA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,705.96 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAKLER, PASSHA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,705.93 Date 11/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAN DELL A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $48,705.64 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, CRYSTAL L Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $48,705.58 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, AMY E Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $48,705.26 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANET M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $48,704.95 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, BRANDON J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,704.88 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACIGALUPO, JOHN K Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $48,704.79 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHUNS, DAVID J, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $48,704.71 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPLAN, ARISLEYDA R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $48,704.56 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System