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 GLOGOWSKI, ALAN Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $44,423.48 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRENIER, JUSTIN C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $44,423.41 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTER, HOPE M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $44,423.18 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, KAREN JILL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,423.18 Date 07/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, TABASSUM M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,423.14 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, NINA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,423.03 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADORS, CYNTHIA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,423.03 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, DANIEL S Employer name Town of Barker Amount $44,422.84 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESNOS, CAROLANN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,422.66 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, TRAVIS E Employer name Washington County Amount $44,422.34 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, RALPH J Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $44,422.21 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, CATHERINE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,422.09 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, PAUL J, JR Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,421.97 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIE, LISA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,421.92 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, STACIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,421.85 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARETI, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,421.75 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERSON, JOSEPH S Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,421.70 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUCCIO, MICHELLE C Employer name Broome County Amount $44,421.68 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, LAKESHA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $44,421.58 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, MICHAEL A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $44,421.53 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, ALICIA M Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $44,421.17 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RICHARD D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,421.02 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, DANIEL F, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,420.91 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, MARY BETH Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,420.74 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGAN, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $44,420.41 Date 11/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, BRADFORD L Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,420.32 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, KAREN M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,420.07 Date 11/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, LARRY K Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,420.05 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUDUS, KERSTIN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,419.94 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, DAVID A Employer name City of Cortland Amount $44,419.80 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, EARL L, JR Employer name Town of Gouverneur Amount $44,419.53 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOWAN, DANIEL E Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,419.52 Date 09/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILLS, ASHLEY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,419.29 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DE SHANNA S Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $44,419.19 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $44,419.03 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSDEN, JOSEPH Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $44,418.81 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, YOLANDA LOPEZ Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,418.81 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, EVELYN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,418.81 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERLUND, GREGORY C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,418.81 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, ANNIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,418.81 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANNA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,418.81 Date 07/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, ROSA J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $44,418.81 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAIN, ELAINE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,418.81 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, LESTER E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,418.81 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHERYL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,418.81 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELADY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $44,418.79 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, MICHAEL T Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,418.75 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWER, TIFFANY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,418.67 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTZ, KATHRYN G Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $44,418.57 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, MISAEL Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $44,418.51 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNEKINE, KENNETH W Employer name Town of Mansfield Amount $44,418.38 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, WILTON Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $44,418.20 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSTEL, JESSICA L Employer name Albany County Amount $44,418.14 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, LISA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,417.90 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, CAMERON E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,417.74 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARNALL, VIVIAN L Employer name Chenango County Amount $44,417.60 Date 12/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, MARTIRA Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $44,417.50 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, HARRY D, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,417.35 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN-DIAMOND, KIMBERLY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,417.02 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILE, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Annsville Amount $44,416.99 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOELTING, MARIA H Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,416.98 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, ROSEMARY G Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,416.93 Date 03/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Union Vale Amount $44,416.88 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, KERWIN S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,416.79 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTELMAN, CRAIG H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,416.70 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SCOTT T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,416.66 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIPES, MICHAEL R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $44,416.66 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JOHN L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $44,416.48 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON-HOWELL, ZELDA C Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $44,416.46 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, LILLIAN T Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $44,416.43 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTLIEB, MICHAEL P Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $44,415.80 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, ROBIN F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,415.73 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES CASTRO, DINAH Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,415.66 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, MARIA T Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $44,415.38 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, GARY T Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $44,415.26 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENO, ANTHONY S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,414.74 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, YVONNE D Employer name Orleans County Amount $44,414.65 Date 07/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES-MILLIGAN, CAROL U T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,414.62 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORSAK, WILLIAMS Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $44,414.51 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHINNEY, EOLIAN M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $44,414.49 Date 11/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RENE J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,414.19 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, PETER J Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,414.18 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANT, DAVID K Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,414.03 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALINA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,413.95 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, DEWAIN S, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $44,413.93 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN-HENRY, VELSIE F Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,413.73 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SUELLEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,413.73 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGIZIACO, JENNIFER Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,413.73 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, ROYSALENE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,413.73 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, DARNELL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,413.73 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, ROWLAND Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,413.73 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARJIEH, KARAM F Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,413.73 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEY, JAMES F Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,413.73 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISETTE, WESLEY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,413.73 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, GAYLE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,413.73 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, PETER J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,413.68 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIA, CAROL M Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $44,413.66 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAND, MICHELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,413.58 Date 02/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIGHTON, SUSAN Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $44,413.57 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, TONI MARIE Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $44,413.46 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System