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 O'ROURKE, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,043.80 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,043.64 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, JAIRO Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $48,043.29 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTHRIDGE, TRACY ANN F Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $48,043.22 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, YVONNE M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $48,043.02 Date 06/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLIC, GEORGE A, III Employer name Oswego County Amount $48,042.57 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDERBRAND, DAVID W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,042.13 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, BREANNA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $48,042.01 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAINE, ROGER W, JR Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $48,041.91 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DANE A Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,041.73 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERUL, SAMANTHA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,041.34 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, EDLY M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,041.28 Date 11/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVELY, AISHA Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,041.06 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GARY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,040.84 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SCOTT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,040.81 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPHET, IDA G Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $48,040.60 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORUM, MARIATU Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,040.43 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, KYLE L Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $48,040.16 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINE, SANDRA F Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $48,040.14 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISENRING, CRAIG A Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $48,039.99 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JEREMY C Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,039.72 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KEITH A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $48,039.71 Date 03/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSALACO, KRISTIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,039.60 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERRIEN, LINDSAY Employer name Wyoming County Amount $48,039.55 Date 09/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAESTRI, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $48,039.52 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY RUSSELL, MEAGAN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,039.38 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KYHEEM Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $48,038.79 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADIN, OLEG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $48,038.63 Date 05/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKI, SHARON M Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,038.45 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECK, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $48,038.43 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, KENLLY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,038.04 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHI, ROY P, JR Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $48,037.45 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAELI, NINA L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,037.02 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOSHUA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,036.95 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, PABLO A Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $48,036.58 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUWER, FRANCESCA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,036.53 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $48,036.23 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, ANGELA B Employer name Orange County Amount $48,036.20 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, KYLE J Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $48,036.20 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCEVAL, FRANTZ Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,036.05 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATANE, CANDACE A Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $48,035.97 Date 02/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIFF, NAIKELIN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,035.94 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINISTORIE, SUSAN Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $48,035.66 Date 11/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, RAYMOND W Employer name City of Kingston Amount $48,035.56 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMSLEY, LESLEY A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $48,034.83 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIZA, ANETA Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $48,034.81 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, CHERYL A Employer name Syracuse Reg Airport Auth Amount $48,034.41 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENAHAN, DIANA J Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $48,034.17 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRGE, TRACY M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $48,034.15 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, LAWRENCE D, III Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $48,034.06 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MAYRA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,033.89 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NIGEL O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,033.62 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUER, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $48,033.53 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, LISA M Employer name Erie County Amount $48,032.98 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCCI, DENISE G Employer name Orange County Amount $48,032.88 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOOP, PAULA S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $48,032.85 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RICO, LUANNE E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $48,032.52 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDKOVSKAYA, ZHANNA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $48,032.49 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGALIA, JOSEPH M Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $48,032.49 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, JOHN F Employer name Eden CSD Amount $48,032.24 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORANCE, JOAN D Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $48,032.16 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, STEPHEN W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,031.92 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLION, EILEEN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $48,031.06 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PAMELA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $48,031.00 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, WILLIAM F Employer name Schoharie County Amount $48,030.91 Date 07/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, JONATHAN F Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $48,030.86 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARAVELLA, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,030.76 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALMUTO, JOY Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $48,030.66 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH C Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $48,030.61 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, KATHY Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $48,030.53 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, FAWN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,030.33 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, ROBERT C Employer name City of Albany Amount $48,030.33 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANGLER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $48,030.07 Date 04/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZEZINSKI, DAVID J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $48,029.92 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, LEE Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $48,029.73 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, PETER J Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $48,029.67 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIBRIN, JOANNE M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $48,029.60 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINE, DONNA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,029.53 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKOWSKI, ADAM J Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,029.03 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPER, DAVID C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,028.99 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, ELIZABETH P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,028.92 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, THEODORE J Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $48,028.81 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWERDT, BRANDON P Employer name Oswego County Amount $48,028.33 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, JANICE C Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $48,028.32 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, KATHRYN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,028.14 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ-ROJAS, ALBA LUZ Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,028.08 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDEL, KARA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,027.89 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, SHAHERAH M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $48,027.78 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, JON W Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $48,027.65 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFELLOW, MICHELLE M Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $48,027.41 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDTMANN, GWEN E Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $48,027.41 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEAN M Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $48,027.41 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, GWENDOLYN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,027.30 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIESTO, RENEE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,027.23 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TERRI E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $48,027.22 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, SHAD T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,027.17 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DARLENE G Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $48,027.02 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, EDWIN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,026.54 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, REBECCA L Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $48,026.37 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSON, SAMUEL J, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,026.16 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System