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 SAMMUT, KEITH M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $44,578.88 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPETA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,578.85 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CHRISTINE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,578.78 Date 02/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIZZER, KENNETH L Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $44,578.76 Date 08/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, CAMILLE Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $44,578.55 Date 08/17/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, TYEASHA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,578.00 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-CLAVELL, MARY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,577.99 Date 04/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREYETTE, JEFFREY P Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $44,577.60 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, MATTHEW J Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,577.50 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Village of Vernon Amount $44,577.50 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN J Employer name Albany County Amount $44,577.47 Date 08/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWINNER, LOUIS A, III Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,577.19 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYDINIAN, DEBRA R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,577.02 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLINGER, JOSEPH R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,576.96 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, JUSTIN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,576.85 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLEY, JOLENE A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $44,576.77 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, GREGORY S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $44,576.36 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICALIZZI, THOMAS J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,576.32 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANCY, TAMMY D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,576.28 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, ALAN J Employer name Town of Guilford Amount $44,576.28 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUE, LISA A Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $44,576.14 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSIE, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,576.11 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, JAMES W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,575.57 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, RAYMOND E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,575.21 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MICHELLE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,575.14 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, NICOLE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,574.93 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPPAGLIA, ELIZABETH R Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $44,574.93 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KATHERINE J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $44,574.82 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $44,574.71 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, RICHARD J Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,574.29 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANTKE, JEFFREY W Employer name Greece CSD Amount $44,574.20 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MELINDA T Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $44,574.19 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKEE, PATRICK E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,573.92 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARY CLAIRE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,573.41 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSMIERSKI, JACOB M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,573.36 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUAY, MICHELE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,573.00 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JIMMY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,573.00 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGENBAUGH, JENNIFER A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,572.89 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JEAN M Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $44,572.75 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, STEPHANIE I Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,572.51 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, SAMANTHA K Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,572.47 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINTZEL, ZDZISLAWA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,572.24 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACANFORA, MARIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $44,572.20 Date 02/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, JANET T Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,571.83 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, NEDD J Employer name Tupper Lake Housing Authority Amount $44,571.77 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, MICHELLE Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,571.46 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELISSA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,571.12 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, CAROL J Employer name Erie County Amount $44,571.09 Date 12/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGAN, DAVID J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $44,571.09 Date 05/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGHT, DANIEL G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $44,571.00 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, SHAKIA C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,570.90 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPEL, EDWARD J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,570.89 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SANDRA M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,570.74 Date 01/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRUZZO, DIANE L Employer name Warren County Amount $44,570.66 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKELUND, MARY P Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $44,570.56 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, ANN MARIE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,570.55 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, WILLIAM P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $44,570.54 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORHOUSE, SHARON Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,570.54 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AVERY, KIMBERLY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,570.23 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, PETER J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,569.93 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOPO, GINA M Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $44,569.74 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JEANNE M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $44,569.60 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, SUZANNA L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $44,569.58 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARTA C Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,569.55 Date 07/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, HAO BIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,569.53 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, JOSE M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $44,569.00 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPEE, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $44,568.99 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSTRAND, KENNETH P Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,568.91 Date 12/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTLEY, STEPHEN P Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $44,568.89 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURSHED, SIDDIKA Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $44,568.62 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSNEY, ASHLEY T Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $44,568.44 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $44,568.40 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, LUCAS G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,568.15 Date 01/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNEY, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Stark Amount $44,568.14 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, TIFFANY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,568.02 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCCIO, LORI Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $44,568.00 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTEN, ABIGAIL C Employer name Erie County Amount $44,567.95 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHAK, VICTORIA Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $44,567.95 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, LORETTA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,567.78 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, MICHELLE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,567.68 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGGLY, MOIRA E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $44,567.54 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, ANGELINA Employer name Orange County Amount $44,567.51 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,567.21 Date 10/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, MARY ELLEN Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $44,567.14 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, DONNY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,566.94 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, RAY G Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $44,566.80 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, TERI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,566.76 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JAMES L Employer name Town of Ellisburg Amount $44,566.49 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMB, MICHAEL E Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $44,566.17 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDIAGE, JANNIE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,565.75 Date 07/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, JENNIFER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,565.63 Date 02/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDACHINI, ADITA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $44,565.45 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERENESS, STEVEN A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $44,565.43 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNAMARA, CAROLYN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $44,564.88 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWINN, CAROLE ANNE Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,564.86 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KELLY E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,564.85 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANEG, CHRISTINA G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,564.79 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDSHEIMER, DAVID L Employer name Education Department Amount $44,564.64 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, WILLIAM E Employer name Essex County Amount $44,564.55 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGFORD, JEAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,564.53 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System