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 DIX, FRED, III Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $42,238.58 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERSTREET, MICHELLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,238.06 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, SVETLANA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,237.91 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, TANYA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,237.80 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, YVETTE J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $42,237.78 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, MELISSA S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,237.65 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, THOMAS P Employer name Mount Morris CSD Amount $42,237.52 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUES, CLARA J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,237.36 Date 11/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ LEIVA, GUILLERMO A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $42,237.32 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILSON, REBECCA E Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $42,237.25 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSER, BRADLEY A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $42,236.98 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, KANEMA T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,236.38 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAM, LISABETH Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,236.38 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, NICHOLAS Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,236.09 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBINSKY, SARAH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,236.05 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEFANTE, DAVIDE N Employer name City of Utica Amount $42,235.89 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Washington County Amount $42,235.84 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, KAREN E Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $42,235.61 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVO, JANET M Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $42,235.60 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOOK, ROBERT L Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $42,235.51 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, KEVIN A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $42,235.25 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYCOX, ALFRED, JR Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $42,235.04 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, DONNA A Employer name Town of Schuyler Falls Amount $42,234.99 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,234.88 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYASIK, MARYBETH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,234.83 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, TED E Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $42,234.69 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, RICHARD J Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $42,234.34 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TANIESHA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,234.05 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADFORD, JEREMY J Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $42,233.11 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, MARIE R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $42,233.00 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, MELODY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,232.97 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SARAH E Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,232.91 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, SALLY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,232.67 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, ADAM R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,232.55 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, JOSEPH J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $42,231.77 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTHEIMER, JOEL Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $42,231.53 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMWAY, CASSIUS N, JR Employer name Town of Tyre Amount $42,230.82 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWES, DANNY L Employer name Town of Edmeston Amount $42,230.70 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROAT, JOANN I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,230.47 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGALSKI, THERESA K Employer name Cayuga County Amount $42,230.45 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADEN, PATRICIA E Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $42,230.43 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, LEONARD D Employer name City of Rome Amount $42,230.38 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, ELISABETH E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,230.02 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DAVID E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,229.91 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMORELLA, RAE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,229.80 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURWELL, KEVIN B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,229.68 Date 11/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, MEAGAN E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,229.65 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, JULIA M Employer name Crandall Library Amount $42,229.56 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANN, JOHN H Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $42,229.54 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELORRIAGA, KRISTIN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $42,229.29 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, THEODORE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $42,229.19 Date 07/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMMONS, ALEXANDER F Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $42,229.17 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRIOR, LORRAINE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,229.06 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, FRANKLIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,228.87 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISLA, JUAN B Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,228.80 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCARA, JOSEPH Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,228.67 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, KATHLEEN A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $42,228.60 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVERKAMP, DOUGLAS K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,228.55 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODIN, MARY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,228.44 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGAI, ALICE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $42,228.42 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $42,228.41 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DALLIS D Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,228.40 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, SHARON K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,228.13 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEANNA L Employer name Mamaroneck Public Library Dist Amount $42,227.91 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNE, NICHOLAS T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,227.66 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, DENNIS C Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $42,227.65 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSMAN, MARLO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,227.65 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISLER, KRISTEN M Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $42,227.46 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DAVID A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $42,227.40 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSS, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Olean Amount $42,227.35 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, PATRICK L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $42,227.27 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, AGNES E Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $42,226.98 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTASKA, JONATHAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,226.79 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, FREDERICK V Employer name Town of Prattsburg Amount $42,226.25 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNTLEY, KEVIN R Employer name Town of North Hudson Amount $42,226.17 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, RASHAAN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $42,225.90 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, DHARIANA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,225.86 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENS, HEIDI Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $42,225.83 Date 03/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCIOTI, MARGUERITE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,225.81 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLENBERGER, SUSAN L Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $42,225.39 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKERY, ROBBIN M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $42,225.28 Date 10/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFLINGER, SUZANNE P Employer name Orange County Amount $42,225.27 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD Employer name Wyoming County Amount $42,225.02 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, JOSE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $42,224.88 Date 08/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSCH, WENDY Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $42,224.85 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, MICHAEL Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $42,224.71 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMSKY, JEANETTE K Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,224.31 Date 07/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, JANICE A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $42,224.31 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUX, PHILLIP E Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $42,224.31 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, GARRETT R Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $42,224.12 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, CAROL A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $42,224.11 Date 08/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRING, EMILY B Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,224.00 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, ANNA Z Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,224.00 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHY, CHRISTINE Y Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,224.00 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, JULIE A Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $42,223.92 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICENA, GERARD C Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $42,223.54 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KETRA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,223.53 Date 02/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURVIS, RAKIA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,223.53 Date 10/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, CARMEN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,223.46 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, JESSICA L Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $42,223.37 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System