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 DAVIES, ROBYN G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,843.04 Date 12/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANNEY, LORI A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,843.04 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, MASON R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,842.80 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RAYMOND A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $45,842.55 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROZZA, CONNOR J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $45,842.47 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECEA, JANICE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,842.24 Date 09/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZERO, LEO A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $45,842.24 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTINEN, JOAN Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,842.16 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, JEFFREY A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $45,842.14 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, NATHANAEL E Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,842.07 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, LUANNE Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,841.97 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, MICHELLE M Employer name Education Department Amount $45,841.87 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, THOMAS R, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,841.54 Date 10/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRONE, ANTHONY, III Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $45,841.51 Date 07/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURTHA, JULIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,841.26 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JACQUELINE M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $45,841.18 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, SHAMECCA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $45,841.15 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNEH, BAKARY Employer name Albany County Amount $45,840.37 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, YAHNA D Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $45,840.25 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RONALD C Employer name Greene County Amount $45,840.21 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNAUFER, ROBERT J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,840.17 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTER, PAMELA A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $45,840.15 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CONNIE L Employer name Horse Breeding Devel Fund Amount $45,840.08 Date 05/11/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, LEIGH S Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $45,839.95 Date 05/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLEE, JEFFREY J, II Employer name Warren County Amount $45,839.52 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSCHEN, JANE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,839.47 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBERS, NATASHA E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $45,839.26 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS BURGOS, REBECCA E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,839.24 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, KATHLEEN A Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $45,839.08 Date 01/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERAN, MARI Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $45,839.08 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, NEIL E, JR Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $45,839.05 Date 03/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,838.88 Date 04/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIECH, DAVID Employer name Education Department Amount $45,838.84 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES-SHEAR, TARA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,838.79 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZE, DAVID C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,838.69 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, PATRICIA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $45,838.52 Date 12/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MITCHELL H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,838.52 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARD, MICHELE Employer name Education Department Amount $45,838.52 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MARY ANN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,838.52 Date 10/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,838.52 Date 08/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMSUDEN, AMY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,838.52 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISER, DAVID W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,838.52 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,838.52 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEE, DAVID N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,838.52 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMASI, JANET M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,838.52 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DOROTHY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,838.52 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, DONNA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,838.52 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, KATHY F Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,838.52 Date 09/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISTAINO, RONALD J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $45,838.52 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILAND, ALLISON M Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $45,838.27 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, EDDIE Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $45,838.19 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, REGINA A Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $45,838.12 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, PEGGY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,837.98 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREB, BRIAN M Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $45,837.55 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDFIELD, EDWARD C Employer name Romulus CSD Amount $45,837.28 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFUSCO, MICHAEL Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $45,837.04 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOFKOM, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,836.81 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, TODD E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $45,836.62 Date 11/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSMOOR, BETTY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,836.25 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, JAMES R Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $45,836.24 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, LINDA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,836.03 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, SANDRA K Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,835.99 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACHENHAUSEN, DANIEL Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,835.75 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTENZELLNER, ROBERT J Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,835.56 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $45,835.52 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, AARON A Employer name Camden CSD Amount $45,835.46 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBAJ, SIDERITA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,835.42 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY-KELLEY, MEGAN L Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,835.32 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHINGTON, RICKY J Employer name Town of Henderson Amount $45,835.16 Date 05/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCHSINGER, KADI B Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $45,835.01 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUELLO, DONALD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,834.87 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, TAMMY L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,834.87 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBACH, CAROL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,834.81 Date 03/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUESTIS, KYLE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,834.75 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,834.46 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANWICK, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,834.44 Date 09/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JERRY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,834.34 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMIN, MELISSA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,834.02 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DONNA A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $45,833.99 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISER, SHAUN P Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $45,833.95 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, CHARLES H Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,833.85 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAGLIERE, SALLY R N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,833.80 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LESLIE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,833.74 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Westville Amount $45,833.68 Date 07/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISLOSKI, MATTHEW W Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $45,833.33 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTEGNA, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,833.14 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUKE, TAMMY M Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $45,833.00 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, NICOLE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,832.86 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCCARELLI, SANDRA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,832.53 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUZEE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $45,832.49 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTON, TIFFANY T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,832.41 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, DEIDRE J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $45,832.24 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, CYNTHIA D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,832.15 Date 07/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ONEIL D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $45,832.08 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, CONSTANCE E Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $45,832.00 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMICK, BARBARA J Employer name Tioga County Amount $45,831.85 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCARDI, JULIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,831.70 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JAMES E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,831.60 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,831.60 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, SUSAN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,831.50 Date 11/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System