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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name WYMAN, CHERYL A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $39,942.65 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MICHAEL D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,942.36 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, LORI A Employer name Allegany County Amount $39,942.26 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, BONNIE L Employer name Madison County Amount $39,941.75 Date 06/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ERIC M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,941.60 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUCCIO, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,941.41 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAPKOWSKI, MARY E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $39,941.36 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAPRETE, ALFRED A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $39,941.27 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODFUEHRER, CARRIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $39,941.08 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, LISA H Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,941.07 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNIS, STACY M Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $39,940.80 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMPA, MARK A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $39,940.66 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, DANA R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $39,940.60 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINN, LISA Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $39,940.59 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, DIANE T Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $39,940.53 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANELLI, ELLEN F Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $39,940.53 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWLEY, JIMMY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,940.42 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $39,940.39 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSE, VIRGINIA A Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,940.20 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $39,939.16 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFIELD, PAULINE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,938.79 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MITZI Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $39,938.44 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSANA, MELISSA B Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $39,938.39 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, MICHELLE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,938.15 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JENNIFER M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,938.13 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, ANDREA L Employer name Education Department Amount $39,937.46 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CATHERINE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,937.25 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, THOMAS G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $39,937.21 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,936.94 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGGI, DANIEL M, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $39,936.71 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTAZZO, SUSAN M Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $39,936.48 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YASKULSKI, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Schuyler County Amount $39,936.40 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGLE, ERIN L Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $39,936.40 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURGAN, DAVID H Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $39,936.25 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, KEVIN E Employer name Town of Crown Point Amount $39,936.18 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, CARMEN A Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $39,936.09 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSNICK, LORI M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $39,936.07 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLAK, DAVID L Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,935.97 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNFOLA, RYAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,935.96 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EARL E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,935.88 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, DANA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,935.67 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILLA, JOAN A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $39,935.65 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINE, DEBORAH S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $39,935.32 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADDINGTON, CHAD C Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $39,935.32 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, WANDA S Employer name Essex County Amount $39,935.24 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, ROLANDA I Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $39,935.12 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, GWEN S Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $39,934.92 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASZAK, ALISON A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,934.73 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, SAMUEL L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $39,934.65 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHOWIAK, JACQUELINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,934.38 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHETROMPF, KIM I Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $39,934.21 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYNE, DAVID J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,933.89 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, ANN M Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $39,933.67 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JOSEPH M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $39,933.55 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $39,933.33 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBERRY-JAMES, SANDRA LEE Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $39,933.31 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, ALANA D Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,933.16 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERI, TERRY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $39,932.68 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMCZYK, MACIEJ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,931.94 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, MELANIE J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,931.81 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALENDA, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $39,931.23 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, ELLEN S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $39,930.76 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-BEY, TAMELA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,930.75 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, KERI A Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,930.74 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUBAUER, JODI L Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $39,930.65 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBACH, MEGHAN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,930.55 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, BRENDA Employer name Broome County Amount $39,930.36 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERYLAK, CARRI L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,930.08 Date 02/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, SARAH A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,929.63 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, CATHLEEN A Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $39,929.21 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER, JOSHUA E Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $39,929.04 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, JOSEPH Y Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $39,928.84 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHA, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,928.78 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABT, STEPHANIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,928.65 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCESCO, LEANNA M Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $39,928.60 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDD, MARY L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,928.57 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, CRYSTAL B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,928.21 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, HUGO R Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $39,928.14 Date 09/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WATERS, RYAN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,927.90 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINFURT, PATRICK M Employer name City of Troy Amount $39,927.80 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAHANTE, JOSEPH L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,927.79 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, LLOYD W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,927.68 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JAMIE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,927.56 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREERON, LORI J Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $39,927.50 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIE, SHELLY R Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,927.25 Date 03/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $39,926.91 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVINGTON, CHARLES Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,926.86 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, MICHAEL I Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $39,926.59 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KATHERINE E Employer name Department of Law Amount $39,926.51 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, KELLIE A Employer name Town of Greenwich Amount $39,926.27 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $39,925.81 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, KELLY L Employer name Erie County Amount $39,925.61 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON DER HEYDE, JENNIFER J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,925.43 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLMAN, TIFFANY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,925.20 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, APRIL L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,925.16 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCIO, KRISTEN L Employer name Allegany County Amount $39,924.89 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBIA, GEORGE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,924.75 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADASZ, ILONA K Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,924.55 Date 06/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, TARA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,924.44 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TIMOTHY A Employer name Essex County Amount $39,924.03 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System