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 DANIELS, DOMINIC ARLEE, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,593.40 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, KNOX Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $38,593.17 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, RACHEL S Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,593.06 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADALIAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,593.03 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHENG, LOLI A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,592.47 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $38,592.39 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, DAVID C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $38,592.11 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRR, JEFFREY J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $38,592.11 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, JESSICA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $38,592.11 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MONICA C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,591.99 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, SILVIA P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,591.99 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALTAGRACIA O Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,591.99 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, EUFEMIA VIRGEN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,591.99 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDSMAN, BARBARA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $38,591.93 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, NINA D Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $38,591.66 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATOY, KATHLEEN J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $38,591.59 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, MICHELLE L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $38,591.59 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARLENE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,591.27 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, BEVERLY R Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $38,591.05 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, PAUL M Employer name Albany Port District Commiss Amount $38,590.62 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAMIRE, BRIAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,590.61 Date 05/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DEBRA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,590.54 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, JACQUELINE M Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $38,590.30 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREW, REBECCA J Employer name Erie County Amount $38,590.21 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, JUDITH E Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $38,590.15 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, NANCY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,590.09 Date 09/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ROBERTA Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $38,589.94 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVONE, EUGENE W Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $38,589.71 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHRBERG, LISA C Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $38,589.69 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDA, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $38,589.59 Date 05/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTKA, ADELINA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,589.51 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, RAYMOND M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $38,589.38 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARMON, SUSAN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,589.36 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFYN, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,589.17 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNER, KRISTINA J Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $38,589.16 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, LINDA A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $38,589.15 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEZIO, EUGENE T Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $38,588.94 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, JACQUELINE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $38,588.87 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, GENE P Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $38,588.84 Date 07/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $38,588.79 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,588.76 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOW, JEFFREY F Employer name Town of Nichols Amount $38,588.76 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKA, LINDA Employer name Albany County Amount $38,588.24 Date 07/08/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WALT, STANLEY E, JR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,588.07 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, MICHAEL V Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $38,587.94 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, EMILY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,587.62 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILFERT, HOPE G Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $38,587.13 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPITZ, OLIVIA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,587.12 Date 11/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, NOELLE PYZNAR Employer name Four County Library System Amount $38,587.10 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALETA, ROBERT J Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,587.01 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMISH, KAREN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,586.73 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZIALE, ALYCE E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $38,586.53 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SILKI B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,586.43 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTHAUSER, LINDA M Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $38,586.37 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCHEZ, RICHARD S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,586.32 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, LUIS G Employer name Erie County Amount $38,586.22 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADKE, CLARE E Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $38,586.18 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYHURST, SALLY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,585.34 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKO, COREY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,585.18 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOJAEI, AKHTAR B Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $38,585.07 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRAIA, CATHERINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,585.03 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, SUE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,585.03 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, YVETTE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,584.96 Date 12/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENJOCKETY, JODY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,584.64 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, JORDAN G Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $38,584.59 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDINE, KAREN L Employer name Village of Deposit Amount $38,584.29 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWITZ, GLORIA J Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $38,584.11 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCARO, CATHERINE L Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $38,584.10 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOISI, JO-ANN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $38,584.06 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEO, JANICE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $38,584.06 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FREDERICK E, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,584.00 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAPHIN, DEVANTE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,583.88 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENZ, RENEE W Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $38,583.78 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKS, BRANDEN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,583.66 Date 08/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODENHOFF, MICHELE J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $38,583.30 Date 12/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, CYNTHIA V Employer name Greene County Amount $38,583.22 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ADAM R Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $38,583.14 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEZAR, KENNETH J Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $38,583.02 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, BETTY J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,582.49 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFORD, LEAH Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,582.33 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, STEPHEN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $38,582.19 Date 09/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFALDO, KIRSTIE F Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,582.12 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, JOETTE M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $38,581.98 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRYMAN, SHERWIN E Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $38,581.67 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,581.66 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSE, JONATHAN D Employer name Webster CSD Amount $38,581.45 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODLEIN, SUSAN E Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $38,581.28 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACKIE L Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $38,581.07 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALWICK, MARK A, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,580.99 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, MARK R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,580.73 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARY F Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $38,580.71 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, LYNETTE G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,580.69 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $38,580.57 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, PAULA J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $38,580.49 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, JESSICA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,580.14 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, VICKI L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,579.94 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES CLARK, NICKOL M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,579.90 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOHN W Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,579.89 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MAUREEN ANN H Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,579.89 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, LINDA A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $38,579.85 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System