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 KAUFFMANN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $38,566.31 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAEBEL, HEATHER S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $38,566.08 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, GEOFFREY T P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,566.07 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDON, LINDA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,565.85 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLINEAU, MATTHEW R Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $38,565.54 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JEANETTE M Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $38,565.53 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, CAROLYN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,565.43 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMMONS, JULIUS A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $38,565.31 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDLOVE, JAMAICA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $38,565.20 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURSTNER, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,565.07 Date 06/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVEINES, COREY V Employer name Town of Denmark Amount $38,564.95 Date 12/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSA, RYAN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,564.34 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, PETER W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $38,564.21 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,564.16 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIOSEK, RYAN W Employer name Otsego County Amount $38,563.74 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHFIELD, KAREN M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $38,563.64 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAESSIG, MATTHEW J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,563.45 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAINO, CORBIN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,563.13 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, NICOLE A Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $38,563.10 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, DAWN Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $38,563.08 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GAETANO, MICHELLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,562.94 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, GARY H Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $38,562.57 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, STEVEN E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $38,562.53 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, KATHRYN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,562.50 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, A JOELENE Employer name Seneca County Amount $38,562.48 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGLAS, GENEVIEVE N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,562.10 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, KALI Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $38,562.00 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JESSICA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $38,561.65 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALAWENDER, RONALD S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,561.35 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARCIA P Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $38,561.18 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, HENRY Employer name Erie County Amount $38,561.14 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDIBONE, PAULA A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,561.01 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESLOCK, LINDSAY L Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $38,560.97 Date 09/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, KEVIN T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $38,560.91 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, DAWN M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $38,560.87 Date 09/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, AMY D Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $38,560.87 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KATHLEEN R Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $38,560.83 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTABLE, CECILE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,560.24 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDI, ALBERT, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,560.11 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, MARY P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,560.10 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHARON Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $38,559.95 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DONALD A, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,559.95 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, KELLY J Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $38,559.92 Date 05/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, JEFFREY Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $38,559.69 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YONGYI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,559.53 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SUSAN G Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $38,559.29 Date 02/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, MICHELLE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $38,559.11 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, TAMMY S Employer name Portville CSD Amount $38,559.02 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHERYL A Employer name Bridgewtr-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $38,558.82 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, FRANCES J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,558.77 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDOTTI, FIONA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,558.73 Date 05/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-VIL, MARIE G Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $38,558.54 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, DAVID M Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $38,558.38 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, MARY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,558.16 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, MARTHA Employer name Otsego County Amount $38,558.16 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERICA L Employer name Education Department Amount $38,558.11 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $38,557.96 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEAL, ANGELA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,557.89 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERO, ANTHONY J Employer name Broome County Amount $38,557.80 Date 01/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, JAMIE L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $38,557.29 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JESSE J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,557.27 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSEL, VINCENT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,556.95 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, TRACY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,556.83 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTSKY, MARINA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,556.72 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, JOY M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $38,556.23 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, BELEN L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,556.15 Date 10/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VOLPE, JESSICA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,556.10 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBIE, GARY R Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $38,556.05 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, MATTHEW W Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,556.01 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, JOHN P Employer name Broome County Amount $38,556.00 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIE, TROY K Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,555.71 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALY, JOHN L, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,555.62 Date 02/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGSHAW, KEVIN Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $38,555.55 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, AMBER Employer name Town of Massena Amount $38,554.64 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, ELIZABETH P Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $38,554.54 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJO, KATE E Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $38,554.48 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, BOBBIE JO Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $38,554.45 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGERFO, RANDI E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $38,554.43 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELINDA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,554.40 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUGA, KAREN L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,554.40 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONKEY, WENDY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,554.33 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, KELLY J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $38,554.13 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, DONNA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,553.97 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, HEATHER M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $38,553.33 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JOANN E Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $38,553.19 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLEMAN, CARRIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,552.93 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DARLENE M Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $38,551.84 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDELA, ALICIA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,551.81 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAN I Employer name Washington County Amount $38,551.15 Date 02/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ASHLEY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,550.81 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, RANDI L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,550.78 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JUANDE DIOS Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,550.61 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, PAUL J Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $38,550.53 Date 12/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALA, MICHAEL A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $38,550.29 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMFORT, BARBARA M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $38,550.24 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMOUR, PATRICIA A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,550.12 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENMENGER, ROBERT E Employer name Erie County Amount $38,550.06 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, BEONNIA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,549.96 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ROY M Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $38,549.82 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, RAYMOND E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $38,549.40 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System