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 WEEDEN, JEFFERY E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,172.28 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, INGRID O Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $42,172.25 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARY L Employer name Department of State Amount $42,172.24 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLL, AILEEN L Employer name Menands UFSD Amount $42,172.20 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, RENEE L Employer name Washington County Amount $42,172.09 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZANOUSKY, JAMES Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $42,171.98 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, DARYL J Employer name Town of Hillsdale Amount $42,171.95 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIHEW, ANGELA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,171.91 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $42,171.90 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JENNIFER Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $42,171.85 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, COLETTE A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $42,171.70 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIA, KATHRYN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,171.70 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, CAROLYN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,171.70 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, THOMAS P Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,171.52 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROTE, MARGARET A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $42,171.48 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $42,171.46 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, LORI A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $42,171.29 Date 10/31/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGENSTERN, STEVEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,171.25 Date 08/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, MAURA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,171.09 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONELLI, MARY L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $42,170.94 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $42,170.84 Date 11/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, JANE B Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $42,170.82 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUCINI, ANA I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,170.80 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DEBORAH A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,170.52 Date 04/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, CHAD M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,170.48 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $42,170.47 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, BENJAMIN H Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $42,170.45 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, GORDON I Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,170.45 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDNER, DAVID L Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,170.27 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CARL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,170.11 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LUIS G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,170.07 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERT, JENNIFER L Employer name Village of Mayville Amount $42,170.05 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERY, JANIE L Employer name Homer CSD Amount $42,169.97 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, DIANE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $42,169.87 Date 04/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TINA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,169.18 Date 01/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KEVIN A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $42,169.10 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, GINA S Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $42,169.09 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SCIPIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $42,168.91 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Colesville Amount $42,168.90 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODALL, EMELINDA R Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $42,168.75 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRAGO, CALVIN V Employer name Town of Windham Amount $42,168.69 Date 09/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JACQUELINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,167.80 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIUSSEN, ERIC Employer name Town of Colesville Amount $42,167.55 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANOWICZ, JEFFREY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,167.38 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, BRIAN J Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $42,167.28 Date 12/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNSOMTOB, MICHELLE R Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $42,167.16 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLANDER, SUSAN A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $42,167.08 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERT, BRANDON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,167.06 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMER, JOHNATHON E Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $42,166.84 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLARIK, JEANNE M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $42,166.61 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, LUIS E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,166.57 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY GRUBE, PATRICIA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $42,166.50 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, HANNAH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,166.44 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, JONATHAN P Employer name Greece CSD Amount $42,166.29 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, JOHNI R Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $42,166.27 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARA, THERESA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,166.15 Date 04/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, AMANDA J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $42,166.07 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUMAN, JOHN P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,165.80 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WREN, JOSHUA D Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,165.44 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWORECKI, KATHLEEN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,165.34 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARK, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $42,164.96 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTI, JOHN C Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $42,164.80 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, KIMBERLY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $42,164.52 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEBRA A Employer name Village of Hilton Amount $42,164.31 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, FREDRICK C Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $42,164.26 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTON, TRACY L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $42,164.11 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARES, KELLY A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $42,164.06 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WANDA I Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $42,164.01 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNIGAN, CHRISTINE E Employer name Education Department Amount $42,163.96 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLACE, JASON P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,163.96 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, FLORET Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,163.54 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $42,163.48 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, RENEE D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,163.44 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, KATHERYN M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $42,163.44 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, TIMOTHY P Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,163.29 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, LAUANNA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $42,162.89 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, WAYNE L, JR Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $42,162.79 Date 04/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOUDE, HENRY J, JR Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $42,162.73 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES, CINDRA L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $42,162.65 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, EDWARD F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,162.61 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KRISTYN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,162.45 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENNIS A, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $42,162.30 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGIS, KEVIN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,162.20 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIOLA, LORRIANE Employer name Orange County Amount $42,162.11 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, RACHAEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $42,162.10 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOSP, ROBIN L Employer name Orange County Amount $42,162.08 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, VICTORIA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $42,161.94 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, DINA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,161.83 Date 03/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFRICANO, MARYANN Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $42,161.80 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, DEBRA L Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $42,161.73 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, SARIELYS M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,161.71 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDONE, JOSEPHINE Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $42,161.71 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENABEELE, ERWIN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $42,161.50 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MATTHEW S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $42,161.15 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDAMON, EYDIE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,161.02 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROISE, JOSEPH D Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $42,160.83 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHAUER, JENNIFER R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,160.80 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MERVIS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $42,160.58 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, ROBERT LEE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,160.31 Date 09/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MATTHEW S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,160.24 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System