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 GOPAUL, MONICA Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,660.55 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUFTY, CHRISTINE K Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $41,660.44 Date 08/16/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $41,660.38 Date 06/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE-WAGAMAN, TRACY M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $41,660.18 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUWETTER, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $41,660.09 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDZINSKI, TIMOTHY F, JR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $41,659.39 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, SHYANNE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,659.33 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MORA, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,659.30 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUX, WILLIAM M Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,659.27 Date 04/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPSON, SHANNON Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $41,659.26 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBURY, SANDRA Employer name Town of Gates Amount $41,659.22 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMILLI, GIANNI V Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $41,658.77 Date 10/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLIO, JOHN M, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $41,658.50 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, WADSWORTH W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $41,658.33 Date 12/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, KATHRYN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,658.27 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, TRACI L Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,658.15 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, MICHAEL V Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,657.90 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNER, MELISSA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $41,657.87 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH GONZALEZ, ALICE F Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $41,657.80 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JAMES P Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $41,657.71 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, BARBARA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,657.53 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNACKI, KAREN S Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $41,657.30 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, KEVIN C Employer name Crandall Library Amount $41,657.28 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLBRECHT, ASHLEY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,657.06 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLENSKI, JOHN L, JR Employer name Town of Ephratah Amount $41,656.87 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBBETT, TIMOTHY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,656.69 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCHER, SHIRLEY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,656.34 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPOOL, MELISSA A Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $41,656.24 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATO, PATRICIA A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,656.11 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FERNANDO A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $41,655.93 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JOSH F Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,655.83 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBLALL, KENNETH N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $41,655.82 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANSON, MARK S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,655.81 Date 06/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, ANGELLA E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $41,655.74 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMARANSKI, MYRTA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $41,655.51 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JON A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $41,655.47 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATMEYER, JOHN H Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,655.44 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROSA P Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $41,654.98 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, PHILIP D Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $41,654.90 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, TERESA G Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $41,654.63 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWMAN, JOAN A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $41,653.98 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, CHARLES P Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $41,653.63 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JAMES G Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $41,653.44 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHARLES E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,653.28 Date 05/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKELLARIOU, COSTA N Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,653.15 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, FORREST E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $41,652.99 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTO, BRIAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,652.95 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLLER, ELYSE S Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $41,652.93 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDZWECKI, VICTORIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,652.79 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDEPE, DAVID L Employer name Village of Walton Amount $41,652.76 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, YESSENIA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,652.75 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, VILMA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,652.56 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, BONNIE L Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $41,652.38 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADEN, ANNEMARIE E Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,652.24 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, CHARLES H Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $41,652.18 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKO, JAMES Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $41,652.13 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES T Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $41,651.84 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONG, ANNA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $41,651.75 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, JOHN Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $41,651.74 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDA, JOSEPH Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $41,651.52 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACOS, ELEANORE I Employer name Dunkirk Housing Authority Amount $41,651.36 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYTH, DANIEL T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,651.31 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUNSE, ELTON, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $41,651.17 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, JO-ANN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,651.14 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, KATHERINE M Employer name Broome County Amount $41,650.85 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREUTZBERGER, RICHARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,650.84 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOGUE, PAMELA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $41,650.71 Date 09/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBERT E Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $41,650.46 Date 04/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKINS, RONALD E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $41,650.43 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLS, CYNTHIA D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $41,650.36 Date 02/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Albion Amount $41,650.03 Date 04/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICATELLO, SALVATORE A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,649.73 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRANTZ, DALE J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,649.67 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, SAMANTHA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,649.59 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWANIW, IRENE A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $41,649.36 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, TODD J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.27 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MAUREEN E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $41,649.22 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GAIL M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $41,649.11 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLEY, MATTHEW A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $41,649.08 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, ANDREA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,648.70 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONKE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $41,648.46 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERANCE, SUSAN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,648.46 Date 10/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, DEBRA ANN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,648.46 Date 12/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERDO, LOUISE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $41,648.17 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEOLLA, CRAIG E Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $41,648.01 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORAGGIO, LOUIS P Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $41,647.71 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHLEY, MARC A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,647.11 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, GLORIA C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $41,646.93 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, JAMES, III Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,646.91 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIOCCO, KATHLEEN G Employer name Town of Greece Amount $41,646.75 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DOUGLAS W, JR Employer name Town of Unadilla Amount $41,646.48 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, CHRISTINE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,646.43 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILIO, CHRISTINE A Employer name Erie County Amount $41,645.80 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERS, JERIE F Employer name Erie County Amount $41,645.78 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CHERYL T Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $41,645.68 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, SHANNON Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,645.29 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRISH, RITA J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,645.20 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSELIS, TRUDY Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,645.17 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELINE, CHRISTAL L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,645.14 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, MAURICE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,645.02 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System