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 LEPSKI, SUZANNE M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $43,625.85 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, ALICE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,625.84 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ERIC A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,625.80 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAHEY, MARLA J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $43,625.76 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINIANO, PELHAM Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $43,625.54 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOUTERS, LINDA K Employer name Cortland County Amount $43,624.91 Date 02/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JAMES D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,624.90 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDS, HEATHER R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $43,624.40 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSMAN, JOSHUA N Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $43,624.39 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GUY E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,624.32 Date 04/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUYIOS, ALEXANDER P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,624.32 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHEWKA, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $43,623.44 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRELTS, MARK R Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $43,623.34 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMASH, ADAM M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,622.61 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSE, MARK J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,622.18 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPERNAULT, DAVID A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $43,622.17 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINCH, ANNA S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,622.02 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARSKI, ROBERT S Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $43,621.97 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABSKI, CYNTHIA JEAN, MRS Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $43,621.59 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, YOLETTE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,621.56 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, TIMOTHY G Employer name Town of Milo Amount $43,621.29 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MARK H Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $43,621.23 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, NYLA L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $43,621.22 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, RONALD D Employer name Village of Lake George Amount $43,621.14 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBERRY, MARY K Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $43,621.06 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURACA, PHILIP P Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $43,620.99 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPOVITS, GEORGE Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,620.78 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDENBAKER, PIPER L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,620.69 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, AARON S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,620.62 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMOE, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Nanticoke Amount $43,620.55 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, MELISSA S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,620.42 Date 11/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, VAUGHN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,620.39 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KEVIN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,620.20 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, BRYAN Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $43,620.20 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRAE, LEE ANN Employer name Madison County Amount $43,620.18 Date 01/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLIN, WILLIAM C, III Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,620.17 Date 04/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, DARRYL J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $43,620.04 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, DAVID H Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $43,620.03 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIN, SHELLEY M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,619.90 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIABLE, MICHAEL R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,619.69 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LUCENDA WALLACE B Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $43,619.68 Date 06/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, ERIK C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,619.39 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIGERATO, CHARLES A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,619.33 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOSE, DARLENE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,619.23 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, CAITLYN A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $43,619.11 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, WANDA A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,619.01 Date 12/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JUNE D Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $43,618.88 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLI, LAUREN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,618.77 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER, LYNDA J Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,618.74 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, TIMOTHY C Employer name Albion CSD Amount $43,618.05 Date 03/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPS, ROGER A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,617.80 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, DANA A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $43,617.80 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RINDA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $43,617.80 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, DIANA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,617.80 Date 07/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYWARD, RICHARD C, JR Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $43,617.80 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, MICHELE E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $43,617.80 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, LUCY P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,617.80 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGALE, SCOTT M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,617.80 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, CONNIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,617.80 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, SUSAN R Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,617.80 Date 06/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNELLA, PATRICIA J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $43,617.71 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSHAAR, DANIEL N Employer name Village of Airmont Amount $43,617.60 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOCHUM, JOLYN M Employer name Seneca County Amount $43,617.56 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,617.02 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, JUSTIN M Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,616.86 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, PHILIP E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,616.84 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSCHWITZ, KIERSTIN M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,616.63 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JAMIE C Employer name Erie County Amount $43,616.41 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, HEATHER A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $43,616.37 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCELLIERI, GERRI Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,616.36 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, ROBERT M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,616.08 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPSHIRE, ANN H Employer name Allegany County Amount $43,615.81 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARK, ANNA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,615.62 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, TERRI J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $43,615.61 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, PHILIP G, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,615.50 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, DAVID W Employer name Town of Blenheim Amount $43,615.26 Date 05/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $43,615.26 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, HILLARY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,615.02 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZ PATRICK, CHADWICK C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,615.00 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ARTHUR E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $43,614.93 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWK, JAMES E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,614.90 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, ANA ER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,614.89 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLI, SUSAN M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $43,614.58 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERUCHIA, KRISTEN N Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,614.57 Date 11/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOM, NATASHA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,614.49 Date 05/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, JONATHAN C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,614.29 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLAUFLIN, ANGELIQUE A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,614.01 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKELSEN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $43,613.92 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITTER, RHEA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,613.85 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANIK, SHARON M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,613.58 Date 11/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRASIK, ALEXANDER C Employer name Penn Yan Public Library Amount $43,613.51 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENTZEL, MARK J Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $43,613.36 Date 10/06/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, ERIC D Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,613.26 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, PEDRO L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,613.22 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADSEN, JERRY Employer name Town of Butternuts Amount $43,612.99 Date 04/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, BRANDON L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $43,612.98 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, BRANDON M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,612.92 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUBIAK, LORI A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,612.81 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, STEPHEN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,612.72 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, KEITH A Employer name Village of Homer Amount $43,612.68 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System