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 LINDNER, DANIELLE K Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,871.80 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOSE R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,871.52 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JULIA C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,871.49 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, MANUELA M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $45,871.40 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTOPINO, SANDRA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $45,871.25 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISCALCO, ANILA Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $45,871.22 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Carroll Amount $45,871.21 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KELSEY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,871.00 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, KELLY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,870.78 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, PAMELA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,870.70 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, HAROLD R Employer name Albany County Amount $45,870.66 Date 12/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANT, DONNA J Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $45,870.63 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, SHARON S Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $45,870.39 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, DANIEL A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $45,870.36 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, GAYLE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,870.34 Date 08/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, JOHN H Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $45,870.32 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSON, MARY D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,870.08 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, JANE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,870.08 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, DANIEL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,870.08 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, LAURA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,869.87 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGUEZ, SANDRA Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $45,869.28 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE-AMANTE, PATRICIA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $45,869.20 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, CRYSTAL N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,869.19 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, DEBORAH A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $45,869.18 Date 01/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KAILEIGH E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,869.05 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, LYNN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,869.05 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ALLEN T Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $45,868.60 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Village of Wolcott Amount $45,868.48 Date 01/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRON, ROBERT A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,868.08 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFF, TINA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,867.57 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SARA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,867.13 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, DASHAMEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,866.78 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILC, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $45,866.72 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, SCOTT F Employer name Village of Malone Amount $45,866.50 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLTRY, SCHUYLER P Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $45,866.50 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGNASZAK, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $45,866.43 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEBE, JEANNE E Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $45,866.32 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIED-CARPENTER, KAREN A Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $45,866.07 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, RUTH D Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,866.00 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, DANIEL J Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $45,865.93 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JAMES J, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,865.83 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVERE, MILDRED Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,865.77 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTE-SANFILIPPO, ROSEANNA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $45,865.69 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHERMAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Spafford Amount $45,865.63 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TRACEY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,865.58 Date 07/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, JAMES X Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $45,865.58 Date 11/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHA-DAVIS, PAULINE Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $45,865.56 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JOSEPH G Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,865.56 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, SHEILA T Employer name Education Department Amount $45,865.56 Date 11/30/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,865.56 Date 12/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILKO, L C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,865.56 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGIASSO, DENISE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,865.56 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDZIORA, WENDY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,865.56 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONAKOWSKI, RHONDA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,865.56 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDELL, GARY C, JR Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $45,865.56 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTER, REBECCA J Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,865.55 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANISZEWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $45,865.53 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FRANK H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,865.15 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAB, KRISTEN B Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,865.14 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE, GARY K Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $45,865.14 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUP, AMY K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,865.06 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANDREW, CHRISTINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,864.83 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLSTON, TALISHA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,864.76 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTONI, ROBERT C Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,864.66 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO-DI STEFANO, CANDICE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,864.35 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINIAK, ADAM J Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $45,864.14 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGEBETH, MCKINLEY D Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $45,863.70 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JOSEPH G, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,863.30 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLE, ROGELIO P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $45,863.26 Date 06/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, RUSSELL G, JR Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $45,863.15 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SANDRA M Employer name Albany County Amount $45,863.00 Date 10/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IERLAN, MELISSA M Employer name Town of Clarendon Amount $45,862.79 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KIA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,862.70 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, MATTHEW G Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $45,862.41 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ERIN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,862.37 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FERRIERE, MICHELLE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,862.36 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLEGER, SUZANNE M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $45,862.31 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHY JO Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $45,862.15 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOTT, JAMES F Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,862.12 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENDON, JESSICA G Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,861.91 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORENT, PHENOLD Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $45,861.69 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERIES, DOUGLAS R, JR Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $45,861.68 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LATISHA D Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $45,861.55 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHETT, RHETT E Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $45,861.47 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DONNA A Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $45,861.46 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, DIANE Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $45,861.36 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, FRANCISCO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,861.35 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZMIJEWSKI, DANUTA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $45,861.24 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRELL, LISA M Employer name City of Fulton Amount $45,861.15 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICE, DOLORES E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $45,861.13 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NULTY, MICHAEL J Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $45,861.08 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDNEY, LYNN M Employer name Town of Camden Amount $45,860.70 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, ALBERT A Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $45,860.64 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCH, AUTUMN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,860.61 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELL, KAREN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,860.30 Date 05/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCHARZEWSKI, ALLISON C Employer name Elizabethtown-Lewis CSD Amount $45,860.30 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LETTY C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,860.16 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, STACEY D Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $45,860.02 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPELL, SCOTT D Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,859.95 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JOHN J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $45,859.51 Date 08/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System