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 KERSHNER, ANDREW H Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $47,275.85 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, THALEA L Employer name City of Utica Amount $47,275.54 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, PATRICIA M Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $47,275.53 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CLIFFORD A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $47,275.44 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES-MOORE, CASEY N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $47,275.30 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, LORI-ANN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $47,274.98 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEUSCHKE, BRUCE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,274.83 Date 11/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTOINETTE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,274.64 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINA, ALLEN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,274.56 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LAURA J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,274.30 Date 06/21/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, SHANE G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,274.28 Date 05/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, DIANNE Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $47,274.27 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCOLA, CHERYL Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $47,274.11 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANG, SANJEENA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,273.77 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVERS, AUBREY B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,273.69 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, WILLIAM T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,273.56 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHMOOD, DAWN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,273.45 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELAPACK, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $47,273.34 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO ORTIZ, RAUL J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,273.33 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELSKI, EMILY A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $47,273.33 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ROBERT S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,273.27 Date 12/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLRIDGE, KORIN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,273.05 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLERIN, MORGAN J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,272.99 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, LAURA L Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $47,272.91 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON-BATES, SHANNON L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,272.73 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANOIS, PATRICIA M Employer name Broome County Amount $47,272.49 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIL, SEAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $47,272.46 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, MONICA L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $47,272.32 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $47,272.30 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, EUGENE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $47,272.22 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGHARY, BARBARA A Employer name Broome County Amount $47,272.13 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BARBARA A Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $47,271.73 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, DE ANNA C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,271.41 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, CAROL A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $47,271.33 Date 12/10/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JAMES J Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $47,270.79 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUKS, YANKEL Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $47,270.74 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCHETTI, DIANA P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,270.67 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, NICOLE F Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $47,269.99 Date 01/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTRY, BRANDON C Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,269.95 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTS, JODY L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,269.85 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JEFFREY C Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $47,269.82 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LISA J Employer name Orange County Amount $47,269.72 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADMILOVIC, SENAD Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,269.51 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTEN-FAIRLEY, ROSETTA Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $47,269.41 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, CRAIG J Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $47,268.97 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATELLO, MATTHEW Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $47,268.95 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISDALE, MARY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,268.67 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MELISSA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,268.61 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSLEY, WILLIAM T Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $47,268.57 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, LORNA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,268.19 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JACQUELINE D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $47,267.66 Date 10/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Westerlo Amount $47,267.59 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERRICO, ERICA N Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $47,267.44 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, AMY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,267.25 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDLES, JEREME M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $47,267.24 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, RHONDA L Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,267.03 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, LOREN A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $47,266.79 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUGLIO, DAVID G Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $47,266.62 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIANO, JOANNE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $47,266.55 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZERNY, CYNTHIA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,266.53 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAGARDEN, MATTHEW J Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $47,266.36 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSSI, LYNN M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $47,266.25 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARON, JENNIFER Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $47,266.18 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $47,265.91 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERT, CRAIG J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $47,265.91 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODIE, GREGORY F Employer name Erie County Amount $47,265.53 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALIAFERRO, BRIGITA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,265.44 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOS, DOUGLAS J, JR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $47,265.40 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JASON M Employer name Town of Washington Amount $47,265.25 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, LAURIE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,265.19 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNSEY, BRANDON S Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $47,265.06 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, STEVEN E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $47,264.77 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSCOTT, THERESA ANN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,264.76 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, SAMANTHA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,264.74 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELMAN, KIM M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $47,264.35 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, TREINA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,264.13 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CATHY A Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $47,263.89 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, KATHLEEN Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $47,263.82 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KATHERINE C Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,263.54 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOG, LOUIS T Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $47,263.46 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRABERT, MELISA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,263.43 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ELEANOR C Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,263.43 Date 01/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CYNTHIA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,263.28 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSMAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,263.26 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKUR, ANIS Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $47,262.97 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, MATTHEW E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,262.96 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PELT, JOY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,262.85 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, ANGELA Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $47,262.69 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, THERESA L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $47,262.55 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEERS, STEVEN R Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $47,262.50 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWCER, VERONICA E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $47,262.46 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, KURT A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $47,262.41 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, NANCY M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $47,262.40 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFORZATO, LESLIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,262.28 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBENFELD, LAUREN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,262.28 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, GEORGE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,262.13 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, JUSTIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,262.04 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTER, MARLA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,261.81 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIZEME, ONALD Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,261.72 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DANIELLE J Employer name Albany County Amount $47,261.69 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System