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 CONTO, HEATHER L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $42,565.40 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG-THORSELL, DEANIE Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $42,565.40 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACZ, AMANDA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,565.39 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, STEVEN E Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $42,565.38 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, PATRICK T Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,564.65 Date 10/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON-PLAISIME, NICOLE Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,564.33 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFED, LOUISE H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,564.31 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, COLLEEN Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $42,564.11 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORER, SHARON Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,564.07 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, DAVID J, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,563.99 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, BECKY H Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $42,563.85 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LISA M Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $42,563.60 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, DEMETRIUS J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,563.45 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCE, ALAN G Employer name Bath CSD Amount $42,563.15 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Randolph Amount $42,563.05 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, JANE A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $42,562.89 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, DEBBIE Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $42,562.84 Date 02/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSHART, RUSSELL M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,562.83 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, BRIAN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,562.79 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSELL, DARYL A Employer name Washington County Amount $42,562.77 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSMAN, ALISHA B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,562.31 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, WINSTON H Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $42,562.19 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SEAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,561.68 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMIANO, DIANE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,561.56 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, CLASHEKA S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $42,561.52 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, SUSAN K Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $42,561.45 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMATTE, KELLY A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $42,561.08 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKIEWICZ, LAWRENCE K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,560.95 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GARA, ROSEMARIE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,560.85 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHELBY A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $42,560.84 Date 12/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTON, CORY D Employer name Allegany County Amount $42,560.75 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEDEL, COLLEEN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,560.20 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADINO, PAUL C Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $42,560.12 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BONNIE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,560.06 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, JOHN J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,560.05 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, JEAN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $42,559.92 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, KENNETH Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $42,559.53 Date 02/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLER, ROY L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $42,559.32 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALENO, BAILEY J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,559.25 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, PETER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,559.20 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEBNER, CHRISTINE D Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,558.45 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, TYLER G Employer name Office Parks,Rec & Hist Pres Amount $42,558.19 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMPTER, DARRELL W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,558.13 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $42,558.02 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, ANN J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $42,558.02 Date 09/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTUNG, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $42,558.00 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, FLORENCE D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $42,558.00 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALEWICZ, BOGUMILA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $42,557.68 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, LARRY J Employer name Saratoga Springs Housing Auth Amount $42,557.61 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELBON, NYA N Employer name Erie County Amount $42,557.18 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, KEVIN B Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,556.74 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,556.73 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, GARY L Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $42,556.43 Date 05/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, GUY L W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $42,556.02 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, ROBERT M Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,555.86 Date 02/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, DIANE M Employer name Franklin County Amount $42,555.77 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GREGG R Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $42,555.66 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, THERESA A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $42,555.31 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASENFLUE, CARLA R Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $42,555.25 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULMER, AMBER L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,555.03 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICARELLA, VIRGINIA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $42,555.01 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREIRA, ANA C Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $42,554.98 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, LAURIE A Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $42,554.82 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHANTAL N Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $42,554.75 Date 02/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES SOTO, MELISSA E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,554.72 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFNER, JOHN D Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $42,554.72 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTING, GARY A Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $42,554.50 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, KARL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,554.47 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, ERIC M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,554.27 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, RICHARD P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,554.05 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCER, KEITH J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $42,553.92 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, KEVIN W Employer name Warren County Amount $42,553.83 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RYAN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,553.75 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBANIC, KARA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,553.74 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUECKNER, JASON L Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $42,553.73 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADES, RICHARD E Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $42,553.60 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKERHOFF, BILLIE J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $42,553.36 Date 04/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, CAROLINE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,553.35 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, JASON J Employer name Madison County Amount $42,553.07 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBO, GARY J, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,552.18 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, ADRIELE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,552.11 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHN, DORIS ANN Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $42,551.64 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JENNIFER R Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $42,551.38 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZLEY, DOUGLAS M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $42,551.33 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHMORE, WILLIAM M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $42,551.26 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALINAS, ROSA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,551.24 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, AUDREY Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $42,551.10 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, SHARI V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,550.98 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KOLNAE D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,550.87 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Hermon Amount $42,550.68 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLOIS, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $42,550.68 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, STEFANIE Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $42,550.66 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERN, SHAUN R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,550.41 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLLIE, DOREEN E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $42,549.86 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,549.79 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSISI, JO ANN M Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $42,549.55 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONKEY, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,549.50 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, YONGPEI Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,549.40 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHOLS, HEATHER L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,549.00 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,549.00 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System