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 STARZYNSKI, GERALD E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,608.18 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, AMY B Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $42,608.16 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, CARL W, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,608.09 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMSTETTER, STEPHANIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,608.00 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, DESIREE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $42,607.87 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, STEPHEN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,607.83 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLMES, DAVID A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $42,607.76 Date 04/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, EMMETT J Employer name Allegany County Amount $42,607.59 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $42,607.46 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO-FITZGIBBON, ROCIO Employer name Nyack Housing Authority Amount $42,607.20 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINSEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $42,607.19 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEED, KELLY C Employer name Warren County Amount $42,607.11 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURKA, ROSEMARY Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $42,606.87 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNIGAN, MICHAEL L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,606.82 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFRAM, RAYMOND F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,606.82 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, SAMUEL J Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $42,606.77 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, DAVID R, JR Employer name Town of Rodman Amount $42,606.69 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SEAN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,606.35 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $42,605.95 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, NIA C Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $42,605.06 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, CHRISTINE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,604.76 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULK, EDYTHE F Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,604.75 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLARD, BRIAN N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $42,604.53 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, ANDREA P Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $42,604.44 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RENEE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $42,604.33 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, KRISTIE L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $42,604.32 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, JACQUELINE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,604.28 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, VICTOR S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,603.99 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JIMELLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,603.98 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSTERT, LISA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $42,603.94 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $42,603.59 Date 01/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYSZCZYNSKI, CAROLE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,603.54 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, LYNDSIE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,603.06 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKNER, CYNTHIA A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $42,602.87 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDY, MARY D Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $42,602.60 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, DIANE F Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $42,602.60 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, TERESA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $42,602.60 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTON, BERNADETTE D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,602.59 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, JANIS M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,602.59 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ERIC G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,602.36 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHAN, JAIME L Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $42,602.16 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, CATHERINE M Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $42,602.07 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURRISI, NANCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,602.02 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $42,601.66 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, JAMES J Employer name Village of Sherman Amount $42,601.65 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENGEL, CORY W Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $42,601.52 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAUL M Employer name Hamilton County Amount $42,601.45 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKSEN, TERI L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,601.35 Date 01/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, RONALD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $42,601.31 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKRIGIANNIS, ALEXIA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,600.98 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, EDWARD L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,600.27 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLOSINSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $42,600.06 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCKNAL, DONNA L Employer name Erie County Amount $42,599.97 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RYAN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,599.68 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KELLY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,599.50 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, JENNIFER A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,599.44 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, DEBORAH A Employer name Oswego County Amount $42,599.32 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, JENNIFER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,599.25 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALVIN A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $42,599.18 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS, JAMES F Employer name Village of Union Springs Amount $42,598.96 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PROSPERO, JENNIFER L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,598.34 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODENSTEDT, CLAIRE O Employer name Erie County Amount $42,597.69 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, GEORGE D, III Employer name Town of Madrid Amount $42,597.66 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUEDASS, HAMLATA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,597.64 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEANINE L Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,597.62 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRUCE L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $42,597.48 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KIM A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,597.44 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $42,597.22 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, SUSAN A Employer name Village of Silver Springs Amount $42,596.75 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALTISCO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Erie County Amount $42,596.37 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMARD, ANN M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $42,595.86 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, DENISE S Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $42,595.28 Date 08/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULINO, HELEN Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $42,595.10 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDON, PATRICIA B Employer name Orleans County Amount $42,595.07 Date 11/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, MARIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,594.97 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $42,594.96 Date 05/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, RICHARD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,594.64 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, KENNETH R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,594.43 Date 01/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MARGARET A Employer name Lyme CSD Amount $42,594.40 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCO, BETHANY M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,594.17 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADE, ANN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $42,594.11 Date 09/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARO, TERESA G Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $42,594.03 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, KELLY J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $42,593.96 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZESKOWIAK, SALLY A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $42,593.90 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUTSKY, MARTIN W Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $42,593.90 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LUCRETIA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,593.72 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DENNIS E Employer name Town of Frankfort Amount $42,593.42 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, RAYNIRA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,593.40 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORAN, JANET M Employer name Canton CSD Amount $42,593.36 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $42,593.21 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOS, NICHOLAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,593.20 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THIBODEAU, ERIC M Employer name Town of Champlain Amount $42,593.20 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLISS, SUSAN E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $42,593.15 Date 02/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, MELISSA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $42,592.97 Date 11/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMER, DIEDRIE M Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,592.87 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,592.56 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITTON, JESSIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,592.28 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTYS, STEPHEN Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $42,591.92 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MELIA, KAREN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,591.90 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, ANTONIA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,591.60 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System