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 LIMITI, JOAN F Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $46,752.72 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, MICHELLE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,752.64 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELENCSER, JAMES P Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $46,752.64 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN O Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,752.62 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,752.62 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, STACEY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,752.62 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SHAMIKA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,752.62 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JEANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,752.62 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIFORD GAUL, KATHY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $46,752.46 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARIA L Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $46,752.35 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMOWALE, DAVID Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $46,752.15 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, ARQUELIO J Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $46,752.08 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINEALL, DANIEL K Employer name Town of Stockbridge Amount $46,752.00 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHANDRA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,751.81 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, ROSE B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,751.78 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, BRENDA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,751.72 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMONEDA, JUAN R Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $46,751.71 Date 11/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLTE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $46,751.57 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPOHR, NICOLE L Employer name Orleans County Amount $46,751.07 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPER, LUANA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,750.98 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ROBERT A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,750.88 Date 01/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LYNN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,750.60 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TIMOTHY F Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,750.24 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTIS, KEITH R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,750.20 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAISY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,750.11 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, KERRY A Employer name Village of S Blooming Grove Amount $46,750.08 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, JONETTE M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $46,749.80 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENAO, MIGUELINA ANTONIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,749.56 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, TRACY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,749.24 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MA RITA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,748.89 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JACOB Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $46,748.79 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRZEJEWSKI, JENIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,748.77 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASEM, BARBARA C Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $46,748.67 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUSER, DAVID P Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,748.60 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODOROV, JACQUELINE E Employer name Erie County Amount $46,748.47 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, ALISON R Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,748.46 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODE, JOSEPH L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,748.03 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,747.85 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, JOSEPH W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,747.78 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SCOTT D Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $46,747.71 Date 11/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIDDY, BRENDA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,747.36 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, DAWN N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,747.17 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, FRANK A Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $46,747.14 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NERNEY, DONNA B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,746.96 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPHSON, AMY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,746.96 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTACHIARI, MICHAEL W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,746.95 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRECREE, MOLLY J Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $46,746.84 Date 11/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUBITOSI, VINCENT Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $46,746.82 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONDLE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $46,746.60 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMONACO, PHILLIP J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $46,746.56 Date 12/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TKACZ, MARIUSZ T Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $46,746.37 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CRISTINA B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,746.33 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTI, CHRISTIE A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $46,746.07 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTONDE, LISA D Employer name Town of Massena Amount $46,745.78 Date 03/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CARLTON D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $46,745.69 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGBY, ELFRIDA P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,745.68 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, KIMBERLY M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $46,745.56 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKORO, STEPHEN N Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $46,745.24 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYAEL, SCOTT M Employer name Warren County Amount $46,744.69 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $46,744.53 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEVINIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,744.39 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEDE, EMILY C Employer name Wyoming County Amount $46,744.33 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERARO, ROCCO A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,744.17 Date 07/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLENGA, DUSTIN T Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $46,744.08 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JOANN D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,743.91 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENIVIVA, CINDY L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,743.91 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ERIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,743.72 Date 06/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LYNN P Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,743.62 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, DUSTIN R Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $46,743.42 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Stark Amount $46,743.25 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $46,743.22 Date 05/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNEY, JOHN J Employer name Chenango County Amount $46,743.12 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEERY, WENDY M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $46,742.80 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACHSHEN, EMILY Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,742.68 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, KAREN J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $46,742.40 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, DAVID J, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,742.36 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGONER-JONES, VERONICA L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $46,742.11 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, KATHRYN L Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,742.06 Date 03/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNAY, JEAN-REMY Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,742.03 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KENNETH M, JR Employer name Brocton CSD Amount $46,742.02 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD S Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $46,741.96 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,741.85 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, CECILY Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $46,741.81 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY-DIEHL, JULIE R Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,741.78 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, THOMAS F Employer name Town of La Fayette Amount $46,741.25 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDMAN, SANDRA R Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $46,740.95 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARAMUZZINO, CARL J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $46,740.94 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $46,740.82 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JACQUELINE E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,740.80 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISKUP, LISA D Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,740.74 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, PAULINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,740.54 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, DOMINGO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,740.37 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, MERRITT R Employer name Town of Jasper Amount $46,740.34 Date 07/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTOBELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $46,740.26 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, GREGORY J Employer name Village of Cattaraugus Amount $46,740.18 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DOREEN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $46,739.65 Date 11/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, JOSEPH G Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $46,739.62 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTINO, DIANE S Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $46,739.56 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Fulton Housing Authority Amount $46,739.50 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, LISA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $46,739.49 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System