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 JENKINS, GINA M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $45,590.36 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNA, JAMES E Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $45,590.24 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, TIMOTHY I Employer name Village of Corinth Amount $45,589.98 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOJIA, RAJ KUMAR Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $45,589.60 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, SCOTT C Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $45,589.44 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, ROSAMMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,588.86 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ANITRA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,588.62 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCORN, DAVID L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,588.48 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUIN, SUZANNE M Employer name Town of Victor Amount $45,588.42 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAGONIA, ANNA A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $45,588.12 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, TODD C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,587.73 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEDHAM, AMY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,587.65 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NATASHA J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,587.61 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, THERESA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,587.48 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONFORTE, DENISE M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $45,586.62 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RANDOLPH S Employer name Franklin County Amount $45,586.38 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEMORE, DANIEL T Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $45,586.17 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENQUEST, CHARMICE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,586.17 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANI, KRISTIN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,586.06 Date 04/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHARLES V Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $45,585.89 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER-SIMPSON, CASILDA Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $45,585.86 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, GLORIA J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,585.84 Date 06/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, LAURIE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,585.84 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Boonville Amount $45,585.43 Date 10/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALIO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Utica Amount $45,585.40 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANGELLA, GAY E Employer name Village of Roslyn Amount $45,585.30 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, REGINA A Employer name Village of Roslyn Amount $45,585.30 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JOHN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,585.11 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHERT, CHARLENE T Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,584.81 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARS, NANYAMKAH M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,584.54 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVEDISIAN, MARK J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $45,584.52 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, CHAUNDRIA R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,584.26 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, TRACEY R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $45,584.22 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJCZAK, ROBERT S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,584.20 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACOBUCCI, KELLY R Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $45,583.77 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRUGGIA, JOSEPH P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,583.75 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEOPLES, RODERICK L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,583.62 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARRAH, MARK A Employer name Town of Saranac Amount $45,583.30 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WAYNE, EDWARD G, SR Employer name Town of Hounsfield Amount $45,582.95 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,582.80 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, ANN Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $45,582.79 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYONE, LISA C Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $45,582.76 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, MICHAEL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,582.73 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKAL, RONALD J Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,582.70 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIKE, THOMAS Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $45,582.62 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, VIRGINIA M Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $45,582.40 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORE, ELMER M Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $45,582.19 Date 05/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, CHENG LING Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,582.02 Date 02/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, HILDA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $45,581.97 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZ, MARY E Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $45,581.41 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGHAM, CLYDE R Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $45,581.24 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $45,581.04 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DELLON, JACQUELYN Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $45,580.81 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, DIANE D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $45,580.55 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEY, JIHAD RAHMAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,580.36 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,580.29 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $45,579.79 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAYBILL, SHAWN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,579.22 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENKER, KELLY A Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $45,579.08 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMAINVILLE, DENNIS M Employer name Massena Housing Authority Amount $45,578.58 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTE, CHERYL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,578.57 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLUSCIO, EVAN D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,578.35 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, TRACY L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $45,578.17 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERDUTI, LOUIS A, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $45,578.00 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYLYP, MARY M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,577.94 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIROUARD, ROGER A Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $45,577.85 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MONIQUE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,577.78 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, LAURA Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $45,577.68 Date 05/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIRIDIGLIOZZI, WENDY H Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $45,577.04 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAS, ALEXANDER C Employer name Orange County Amount $45,576.78 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOM, LINDA B Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,576.78 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, THOMAS A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,576.63 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIWINSKI, JULIA K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,576.44 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, JOHN J Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $45,576.43 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGSWORTH, GAIL T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,576.40 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIK, DINA M Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $45,576.12 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, RYAN D Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $45,576.07 Date 11/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TAWANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,575.83 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENDT, ALLISON J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $45,575.76 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAVATY, JOLENE A Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $45,575.74 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JOSHUA T Employer name Washington County Amount $45,575.64 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYEA, MELODY A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $45,575.51 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, YOLANDA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,575.13 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEVES, DONALD E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,575.10 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, SHEILA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $45,574.71 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,574.62 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOULIAS, MICHELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,574.48 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,574.43 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, TRAVIS M Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $45,574.28 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of Hopkinton Amount $45,574.19 Date 12/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMITALO, LEE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,573.79 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, VELVET S Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $45,573.58 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDERO, RIZZA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,573.44 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARIELLO, ALLISON A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $45,573.27 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATOSKY, JEFFREY C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,572.87 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELE, ERIK D Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $45,572.58 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSIMANO, DUSTIN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,572.44 Date 06/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICH, SILVIA Z Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,572.43 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTONE, KEITH A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $45,572.21 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACAPPA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,572.14 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System