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 CLEMENTS, FRANCIS G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,485.96 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, VERONICA Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $47,485.86 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, JOHN C Employer name Town of Schaghticoke Amount $47,485.85 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-ALOMAR, RAFAEL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,485.61 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DENNIS D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,485.55 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTABIANI, ELLA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,485.51 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, COLLEEN R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,485.36 Date 06/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINARD, RICHARD I Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,485.07 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, PATRICIA W Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $47,484.94 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAHAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $47,484.88 Date 04/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, HILLARY N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,484.85 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGWU, EUCHARIA E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,484.82 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, YVETTE K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,484.79 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATON, NELLY Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $47,484.75 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $47,484.75 Date 06/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAIRIE, JUSTIN G Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $47,484.72 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIERSON, RAYMOND J, JR Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,484.68 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FONTE, ALLYSON L Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $47,484.61 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, DIANA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,484.54 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCKHEAD, MARK L Employer name City of Fulton Amount $47,484.51 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, DAVID L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $47,484.28 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTRIE, ED A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,484.21 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE-GREEN, WINSOME P Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,483.96 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, KIM Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,483.95 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUANA, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,483.93 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, CONCETTA Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $47,483.84 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CHRIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,483.81 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, KEITH V Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $47,483.29 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Oxford Amount $47,483.08 Date 02/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISBELL, RANDOLPH A Employer name Town of Fenner Amount $47,482.53 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITCH, KIMBERLY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,482.49 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBETH, MELISSA D Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,482.40 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, PAUL Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,482.31 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, NICHOLAS D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,481.99 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ANDREA Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $47,481.71 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, PAULA S Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,481.52 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, DEBBIE Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $47,481.34 Date 08/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, PATRICK A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $47,480.72 Date 05/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $47,480.65 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARY L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,480.63 Date 01/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, NICOLE E Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $47,480.61 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARLACK, DANETTE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $47,480.52 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAIRSTO, CHAD M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $47,480.48 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, GERALD H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,480.42 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RICHARD L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $47,480.39 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHAW, STERLING B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,480.17 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVINSKI, MARGARET R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $47,479.99 Date 07/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENSON, SYLVIA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,479.99 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGNAR, CHRISTINE S Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $47,479.99 Date 09/27/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, THOMAS S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $47,479.99 Date 09/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBURY, DIANE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $47,479.99 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ALICE MARIE Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $47,479.99 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMETH, FRANK R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $47,479.66 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANABURGH, DONALD C Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $47,479.52 Date 07/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,479.29 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENK, ERIC P Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $47,479.23 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, CAROLYN M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $47,478.89 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVIEDO, CAMILO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,478.74 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JAY M Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $47,478.61 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISCO, RICHELLE L Employer name Seneca County Amount $47,478.51 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGHINI, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $47,478.42 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIORE, ROSALINDE Employer name City of Utica Amount $47,478.11 Date 03/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, KELLY S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $47,478.06 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BROOKS A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $47,477.66 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KELLY D. Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,477.39 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, CATHERINE A Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,477.37 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEASMAN, CHARLES H, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,477.20 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAJON, ANA M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $47,477.03 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, MICHAEL C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $47,476.51 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIZEK, ALAN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $47,476.51 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, CHARLES P Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $47,476.29 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JO ANN Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,476.08 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, JOHN P Employer name Hamilton County Amount $47,475.80 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, STEVEN W Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,475.58 Date 12/11/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, MONICA K Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $47,475.50 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, BRETT J Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,475.47 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, GREGORY S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $47,475.25 Date 11/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MATTHEW J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $47,475.19 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, PEGGY O Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $47,475.07 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,475.00 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JEREMY J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $47,475.00 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILILLO, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $47,474.70 Date 04/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILES, LONNIE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,474.50 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLORUNFEMI, BOLANLE T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,474.44 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSON, RISA B Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $47,474.20 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LILLIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,474.14 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIKELS, DAWN M Employer name Albany County Amount $47,474.13 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, GEORGE H Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,474.05 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MILLICENT T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,474.03 Date 01/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, LISA A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $47,473.96 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, MARY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,473.94 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLES, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,473.93 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DONALD L Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $47,473.91 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEARY, JEAN M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $47,473.60 Date 11/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGUERO, BRENDA LORENA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $47,473.60 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, JENNIFER J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $47,473.60 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE, ERIC J Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,473.40 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMRA, JAGMOHAN SINGH Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $47,473.32 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, LAMOUR P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $47,473.29 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COLA, JOSEPH L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,473.14 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System