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 SERRA-SPENCER, KELLY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,725.45 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEMANN, JARED S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,725.43 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, KELLIE A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $42,725.15 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTIGROSSI, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,725.09 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUY, PAULA J Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,724.85 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, KIMORA N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,724.74 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDING, MARK A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,724.71 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, ROBERT G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $42,724.64 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, AMY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,724.58 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADUGNO, ELIZABETH B Employer name Chenango County Amount $42,724.54 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CATHLEEN S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,724.36 Date 05/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLAND, AMANDA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,724.20 Date 07/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $42,724.17 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, NICK M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,724.12 Date 09/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, GUILLERMO Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,724.07 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULERICE, TAMMY R Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,724.07 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOGH, DOROTHY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,724.00 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEE, THOMAS E Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,724.00 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BRANDY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,724.00 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHERON L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $42,723.77 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $42,723.62 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLABEN, SHIRLEY L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $42,723.47 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, ALBERT L, JR Employer name Town of Middleburgh Amount $42,723.36 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ULYSSES S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,723.27 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZWIESER, MICHELE R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,723.24 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHARON P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $42,722.83 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMALEWSKI, TERESA M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $42,722.78 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JULIO D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,722.52 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CATHERINE M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $42,722.49 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ROGER W Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $42,722.47 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPEDINO, KIMBERLEE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,722.46 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $42,722.46 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, DONALD, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $42,722.39 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLA, RICHARD P Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,722.34 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, PAYTON N Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $42,722.32 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINIEL, ALBERT J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $42,722.29 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O ROURKE, KELLY A Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $42,722.25 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILELLO, CATHERINE A Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $42,721.40 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUIN, RICHARD R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,721.20 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENK, WALTER D Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,721.11 Date 02/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMISTER, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Wayland Amount $42,721.09 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, MAX M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,720.91 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, CHRISTINA N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,720.73 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICTHARD, JANET M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $42,720.67 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, MICHELLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $42,720.50 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ELAINE A Employer name Town of Greenwich Amount $42,720.38 Date 10/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPATI, MARIA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $42,720.22 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEY, SHAWN P Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $42,720.00 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTER, MICHAEL D Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,719.60 Date 06/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOZE, YOLONDA J Employer name Erie County Amount $42,719.50 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, FRANCIS PATRICK, JR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $42,719.36 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ANDERSON Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $42,719.09 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, PATRICK S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,718.75 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, DEBORAH A Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $42,718.74 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, STEVEN S, JR Employer name Town of Minerva Amount $42,718.69 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, CONDOLIUS Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $42,718.40 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ERIC J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,718.05 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, LYNN Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,717.75 Date 05/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, TRACEY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,717.67 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAIZER, ANNA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,717.66 Date 09/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIE, STEVEN T Employer name Town of Stuyvesant Amount $42,717.59 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, GREGORY E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $42,717.28 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, VICKY LYNN Employer name Franklin County Amount $42,717.09 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, OLGA Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $42,717.02 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLA, MARIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,716.98 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Stillwater Amount $42,716.75 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KEITH J Employer name Warren County Amount $42,716.71 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, SHARON D Employer name Erie County Amount $42,716.67 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JANET Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $42,716.54 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTEER, MICHAEL R Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $42,716.31 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDENO, GARRY C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $42,716.19 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL J Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $42,716.18 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, PAMELA J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $42,716.15 Date 10/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINO, ROBIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,716.10 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, DUANE L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,716.03 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELCHIORI, MICHAEL A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $42,715.91 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILICS, JAMES, JR Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,715.23 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WENDY Z Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $42,714.62 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, THERESA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $42,714.52 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ROBERT P Employer name Village of Camillus Amount $42,714.48 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RICHARD P Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $42,714.36 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABUNSKI, AMANDA V Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,714.29 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTILLO, XIOMARA G Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $42,714.24 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,714.19 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUISER, TOM A Employer name Town of Tusten Amount $42,714.03 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONELLI, MICHELE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,714.00 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name END, WILLIAM M Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $42,713.97 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, BENJAMIN E Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,713.88 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEY, CINDY E Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $42,713.87 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIN, ROBERTA R Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,713.52 Date 11/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,713.46 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, PAMELA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $42,713.41 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKER, ADAM C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,713.24 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GABRIELE S Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $42,713.20 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODYK, JOHN M Employer name Town of Ossian Amount $42,713.11 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNABL, GAIL A Employer name Genesee County Amount $42,712.83 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, GERALD E Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $42,712.64 Date 08/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, LAWRENCE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,712.39 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CHARLES W Employer name Education Department Amount $42,712.37 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGANTE, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,711.96 Date 07/01/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System