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 YEOMANS, KENNETH H Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $45,164.23 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,164.11 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAIA, REGINA A Employer name Orange County Amount $45,164.02 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKMAN, SHAYNA D Employer name Albany County Amount $45,164.00 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINEY, LARITA S Employer name Albany County Amount $45,164.00 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STACY D Employer name Albany County Amount $45,164.00 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, PATRICIA B Employer name Albany County Amount $45,163.98 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEO, CATHY E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,163.87 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEACHMAN, ROSEMARY Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,163.35 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, HENRY L Employer name Warren County Amount $45,163.35 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, WILLIE A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $45,163.34 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, ADAM A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,163.16 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DEBORAH JEAN Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $45,163.13 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAVELLO, MARION Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $45,163.06 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, JENNIFER M Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,163.02 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, BRIAN C Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,162.86 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, KENT M Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $45,162.86 Date 07/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, AMY Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,162.73 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNYEA, THERESA R Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $45,162.45 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMUS, PETER T Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $45,162.43 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $45,162.08 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JOHN T Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $45,161.71 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, LIONEL H, III Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,161.45 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLIS, KEVIN T Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $45,161.44 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKHURST, SHERYL Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $45,160.99 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,160.91 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, JASON I Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,160.84 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, THERESA Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $45,160.72 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SHARON M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,160.70 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, ROY D Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,160.56 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAVES, STEPHANIE C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,160.46 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLATA, AMELIA E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,160.22 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, DAVID A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,159.97 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, MARISOL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,159.84 Date 09/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPLAWSKI, TIANA M Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $45,159.79 Date 12/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,159.48 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, CHRISTINE J Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,159.47 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZETTEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $45,159.34 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, DONALD P Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,159.29 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMSKI, SCOTT D Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $45,159.25 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKIERNAN, KEARA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,159.13 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAN M Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $45,158.97 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAN, SONDRA M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $45,158.91 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DAVID E Employer name Copiague Fire District Amount $45,158.82 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEVIN, NICOLE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,158.80 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, CRAIG A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,158.56 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWLAND, LELIA Employer name Department of State Amount $45,158.31 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEAL-BROWN, PAULETTA O Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $45,158.30 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, HUYEN B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,158.11 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, SUSAN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,157.92 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIT, RICKY, JR Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $45,157.65 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAIL, MARK S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,157.62 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, BRENDA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $45,157.12 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUFUSS, MARY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,157.01 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDACARO, JOANNE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $45,156.86 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAGNANIELLO, MARIE Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $45,156.64 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, TIMOTHY G Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $45,156.57 Date 11/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAS, MICHAEL T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $45,156.54 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, KARENA D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $45,156.49 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, HUGH J Employer name Orange County Amount $45,156.14 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPURRIER, LANCE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,155.89 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADGEN, ANN S Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $45,155.50 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARS, COLE C Employer name Town of Putnam Amount $45,155.22 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, WAYNE J Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $45,155.22 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLAP, ELLIOTTE H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,154.99 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, MANISH K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,154.95 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAMONTE, BRIANA N Employer name Otsego County Amount $45,154.26 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MARY JO Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,153.97 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTING, TAIQUAN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,153.83 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, MATTHEW L Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $45,153.67 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALERBA, KELLI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,153.62 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTYSMKO, VLADIMIR Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $45,153.46 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARIA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,153.30 Date 09/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, EVELYN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,153.15 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOFI, VIRGINIA E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,153.07 Date 12/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, REBECCA M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $45,153.02 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESS, JENNIFER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,152.85 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERNIAK, PATRICIA Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,152.80 Date 05/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLENBACK, RYAN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,152.74 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, ANDREA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,152.74 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ANGELINA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,152.72 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NANCY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,152.63 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, LAURA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,151.77 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCES, JENNY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,151.40 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPPERT, JO ANN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $45,151.37 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINSKEN, COLLEEN K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,151.29 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGER, VICTORIA M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $45,151.05 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANKEY, DOUGLAS R Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $45,151.02 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEGO, KRISTA A Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,150.89 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCAGNO, ANGELA Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,150.29 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, THERESA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,150.28 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, DIANE Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $45,150.27 Date 07/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, HONOR G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,149.84 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,149.81 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, JOHN C Employer name Huntington Memorial Library Amount $45,149.72 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, THERESA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,149.39 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,149.35 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, WILLIAM A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,149.28 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTER, TRACEY A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $45,148.72 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYLE, COLIN G Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $45,148.43 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System