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 MATASAR, HOWARD R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $45,344.27 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARN, RUBIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $45,344.12 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERRITER, ABBY R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $45,343.73 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $45,343.24 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTZ, CRAIG A Employer name Town of Rodman Amount $45,342.69 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, JASON A Employer name Town of Castile Amount $45,342.65 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIASZEK, JACLYN S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $45,342.34 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,342.28 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBLAUCH-MAPES, KIM V Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $45,341.76 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKRAJ, YOUGESH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,341.53 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, KARA L Employer name Education Department Amount $45,341.50 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHERSON, EMILY Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $45,341.48 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, PENNY L Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $45,341.28 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LIEW, LINDSAY M Employer name Cortland County Amount $45,341.07 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, EDWARD E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,340.92 Date 06/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, SHERYL C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,340.90 Date 02/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, JONATHAN I Employer name Town of Southold Amount $45,340.89 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JAMES H Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $45,340.66 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHARDT, ELIZABETH J Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $45,340.62 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, MILAGROS Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $45,340.56 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TINA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,340.39 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISTICK, DAVID W, JR Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $45,340.35 Date 11/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONARDI, JOSEPH E Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,340.31 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, LISA J Employer name Elwood Public Library District Amount $45,340.27 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ERIKA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,339.97 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHE, DAVID P Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $45,339.93 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLEY, TINA R B Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,339.71 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, KARLENE V L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,339.51 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, BRENDA Employer name Education Department Amount $45,339.38 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COMBE, DANA P Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,339.04 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENASCHE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,338.90 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPE, DONNA T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,338.90 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSZKA, CATHERINE A Employer name Erie County Amount $45,338.86 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMELEE, MATTHEW J Employer name Hinsdale CSD Amount $45,338.70 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LOAN, JESSE D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,338.30 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURI, PATRICK A Employer name Orange County Amount $45,338.24 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Corinth Amount $45,338.10 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, MEGAN M E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $45,337.95 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSLER, ANN MARIE Employer name Brocton CSD Amount $45,337.90 Date 11/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLEN, JAMES S Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,337.64 Date 08/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, DARYL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,337.55 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, DAWN M Employer name Madison County Amount $45,337.50 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, RUBIN T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,337.15 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSON, PAUL R Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,337.13 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, MILDRED Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,337.01 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, THOMAS R Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $45,336.96 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, LINDA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,336.53 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, LISA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,336.08 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSAHEY, BENJAMIN T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,336.05 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACCINO, MICHELLE A Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $45,336.01 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MARIE Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $45,335.91 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISDALE, SULTANT Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,335.80 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIE, JING Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,335.57 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URICH, CHRISTINA M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $45,335.54 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMEN, SHIRLEEN R Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $45,335.17 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACOCK, DANFORTH J, JR Employer name Town of Massena Amount $45,335.14 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNE, SUSAN D Employer name Seneca County Amount $45,334.63 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLOR, SHAWN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $45,334.35 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMKO, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,333.90 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, EDWARD J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,333.82 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREKAS, DEMOSTHENIS S Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,333.75 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, CARLA T Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,333.74 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDEIRO, MANUEL J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $45,333.69 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSPAN, RUSS E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,333.39 Date 06/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, DAREN T Employer name Candor CSD Amount $45,333.35 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, RUTH M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $45,333.28 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACEWICZ, TIMOTHY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,333.17 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTO, FERNANDO Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $45,333.12 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, BAILEY R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $45,332.92 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANICH, MICHAEL T Employer name Peekskill Housing Authority Amount $45,332.82 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BLARGAN, PAMELA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $45,332.77 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARNELL, LYNN M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $45,332.15 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILETO, MICHELE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,331.87 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JEZEBEL Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,331.70 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MAURICE E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,331.69 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELLA, MICHELE E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $45,331.66 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LORI R Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $45,331.66 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCK, SANDRA G Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $45,331.66 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMERARO, DEBORAH A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $45,331.29 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, JESSICA M Employer name Fulton County Amount $45,331.15 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABER, WENDY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,331.15 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALPOLE, GEORGETTE L Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $45,331.11 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, KIMBERLY A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $45,331.08 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVORD, HOLLY A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,330.92 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, CARMELA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,330.90 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWSON, SARAH H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,330.89 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOREVICH, ALYSSA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,330.80 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHARACH, MARY K Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $45,330.78 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TROY P Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $45,330.72 Date 01/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CINDY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,330.19 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANIFF, THERESA M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $45,329.96 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, MIR W Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $45,329.86 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CRAIG M Employer name Franklin County Amount $45,329.73 Date 11/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, BRIAN W Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $45,329.60 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JON C Employer name City of Rome Amount $45,329.50 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPPOLYTE WILLIAMS, MARY D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,329.43 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KAREN J Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $45,329.08 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANTE, VERONICA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $45,328.94 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER-JONES, SHAREEANN E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,328.72 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, MICHAEL A Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,328.70 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System