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 GILLESPIE, SHANNON Employer name Orange County Amount $47,501.20 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSEAU, BUFFY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $47,501.14 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODBOURN, SCOTT A Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,501.12 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINFORD, PAULETTE A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $47,501.10 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA-BROWN, ERIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,501.06 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVOIE, ROBIN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,501.05 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METLAK, LISA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,500.95 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEEDER, DENNIS L Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,500.12 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBREY, SHELLEY A Employer name Albany County Amount $47,499.99 Date 02/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, NATASHA E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,499.69 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $47,499.52 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $47,499.52 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, DAWN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,499.47 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, ELAINE M Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $47,499.20 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRABBE, SUSAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,499.08 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMWILLER, JAMES R, JR Employer name Akron CSD Amount $47,498.99 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOSEPH G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,498.68 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAINARD, IVAN C, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,498.64 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYURITS, DAWN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,498.58 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONA, SUSAN D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,498.42 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,498.25 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLIN, CASEY R Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $47,497.83 Date 04/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JASON T Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,497.82 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKEL, THERESA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,497.80 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JO ANNE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,497.75 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $47,497.70 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERSMETTE, ANTHONY W Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,497.51 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, AARON C Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $47,497.42 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JANET K Employer name City of Kingston Amount $47,497.31 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LINDA Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $47,497.27 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, MOLLIE G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,496.94 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTIQUERA, ANGIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,496.84 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DONALD J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,496.70 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, DUANE E Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,496.49 Date 12/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIETRA, JOSEPHINE Employer name N Tarrytown Housing Authority Amount $47,496.40 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JARROD P Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,496.21 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIULIANI, MARGARET E Employer name Centereach Fire District Amount $47,496.21 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGARDO, ELISA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $47,496.02 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JUAN P Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $47,495.95 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, MARK J Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $47,495.73 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, SUSAN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,495.63 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RUTA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,495.61 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, MICHELLE M Employer name Albany County Amount $47,495.49 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, RAYMOND L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $47,495.46 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARIA I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,495.29 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, JENNIFER Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,495.27 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Education Department Amount $47,495.18 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIDING, LISA J Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $47,495.02 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, MICHELLE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,494.45 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ISAIAH J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $47,494.27 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Ellisburg Amount $47,494.26 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, ANGELA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,493.90 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARCY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,493.79 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROXBURGH, JOHN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,493.55 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, TIMOTHY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,493.46 Date 01/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEANE, DONNA J Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $47,493.32 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, DANIEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $47,493.30 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, DONALD A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $47,493.25 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERCON, SUSAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,493.19 Date 04/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIGIURI, JEAN B Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,492.91 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCENIGO, LYDIA Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $47,492.88 Date 08/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, LISA D Employer name Seneca County Amount $47,492.74 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES-GAUSSEN, MICHELLE D Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $47,492.65 Date 04/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $47,491.87 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMER, ARDIS Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,491.86 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARIE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,491.80 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, LENORE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $47,491.79 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBZIAR, IRENE Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $47,491.77 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHTMAN, EMILY E Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,491.73 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, STACEY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $47,491.62 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DOMENICO, LOUIS T Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $47,491.41 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, ROBERT J Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,491.39 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHANY, VANESSA M Employer name Madison County Amount $47,490.54 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMELING, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $47,490.40 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GLENN M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,490.18 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, RONALD F Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,490.01 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, LORI L Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $47,489.82 Date 07/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,489.81 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, TRAVIS JAMES Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $47,489.74 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCAID, LAURIE L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $47,489.71 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BROCK M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,489.70 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANOVA, DEBORAH C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $47,489.51 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUTLEDGE, NATHAN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,489.39 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEY, LAURIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,489.22 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANIA, JUDITH ANN Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $47,489.03 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, ANGELA DELORES Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,488.82 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, KIMBERLY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,488.69 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINYARD, VERNA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,488.42 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, ANNA Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $47,487.93 Date 02/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAAL RIVERA, MATHEW D Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,487.82 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, PIERRE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,487.75 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, LYNETTE V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,487.75 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, CATHERINE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,487.05 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, LAURA B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,487.02 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, LAURIE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $47,487.00 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYEA, TRISHA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,486.82 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGES, TERRI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,486.81 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, MICHELLE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,486.45 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLEYRAND, DJEM Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,486.13 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, BRIAN H Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $47,486.00 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System