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 ROGERS, CHERESSE N Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $38,242.67 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNING, DEBRA A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $38,242.58 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIGHT, KRISTINE E Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $38,242.57 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECK, JASON M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $38,242.35 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINOLD, WILLIAM G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,242.21 Date 11/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DANIEL L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,242.18 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDI, GAETANO J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $38,242.05 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, YOLANDA L Employer name Albany County Amount $38,242.01 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, MATTHEW T Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,241.84 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHM, ERIC J Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,241.77 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONA-EATON, FLORENCE E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $38,241.77 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAGAN, BENJAMIN I Employer name Education Department Amount $38,241.72 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DANIELLE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,241.68 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PAMELA A Employer name Scio CSD Amount $38,241.35 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVESEN, RENEE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,241.01 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDER, DONNA C Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $38,240.95 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JENNIFER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,240.53 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, ANGELA V Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $38,240.01 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIETZ, TRACY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,239.50 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSUCH, ALBERT A Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,239.47 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, MICHELE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,239.19 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMAT, RUPA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,239.18 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINKS, GERALDINE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,239.17 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIS, MARIE E Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $38,239.15 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O FARRELL, PAMELA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,239.05 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ALICIA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,238.98 Date 03/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASUONNO, SAMANTHA L Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,238.89 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOLDRICK, CHERYL L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,238.44 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAFF, AMY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,238.29 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, PAMELA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $38,238.25 Date 08/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THERESA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,238.11 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KAROL A Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $38,238.04 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, KENNETH Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $38,237.90 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, ERIC J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $38,237.30 Date 12/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, JANET K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,237.28 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, VICTOR A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,237.13 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, HEATHER L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $38,237.11 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYBKA, ANGELA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,236.96 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, STEVEN E Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $38,236.90 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, JERI J Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $38,236.65 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETLEY, JASON R Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $38,236.45 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRINKWINE, JUSTIN M Employer name Town of Willsboro Amount $38,236.21 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, BRUCE W, JR Employer name Town of Crown Point Amount $38,236.02 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYREE, KENNETH M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $38,235.84 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $38,235.80 Date 08/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, M ANTONIA Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $38,235.29 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOLNIK, REBECCA Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $38,235.18 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, STUART B Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $38,235.06 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSHKOV, MARIA P Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $38,235.05 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNDS, JUSTIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,234.96 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, LINDA L Employer name Madison County Amount $38,234.86 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALEX F Employer name Madison County Amount $38,234.76 Date 08/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, MELODY R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,234.64 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEGER, DARLEEN A Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,234.41 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANWIE, CAROL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,234.39 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, STEVEN K Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,234.36 Date 05/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBNER, SANDRA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,233.73 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, MARGARET A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $38,233.56 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORKEY, JAY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $38,233.14 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, LENNY J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $38,233.11 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SUSAN A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $38,232.78 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUCKNO, JOSEPH Employer name City of Rome Amount $38,232.70 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGO, CHRISTINA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,232.50 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOSEPH B Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $38,232.50 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SHIRLEY M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $38,232.39 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELL, ROSE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,232.05 Date 10/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, LUIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,232.02 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWNEY, ERIN R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $38,232.00 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIRE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $38,231.89 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEENAN, SEAN M Employer name Village of Victor Amount $38,231.75 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBERT, KELLEY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,231.66 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGEL, DEBORAH A Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,231.64 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, LOUIS R Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $38,231.63 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRINCIONE, CHARLES Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $38,231.41 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QADIR, CHRISTINE Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $38,231.33 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYLOR, JASMINE N Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $38,231.06 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Sodus Amount $38,230.96 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPKE, PATRICIA K Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $38,230.90 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, EMILY Employer name Albany County Amount $38,230.83 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAG, PENNY L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,230.59 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, JODIE M Employer name Hamilton County Amount $38,230.54 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, MELISSA S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $38,230.49 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, REBECCA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,230.17 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ASHLEY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,230.12 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSBERRY, STEVEN R Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $38,230.10 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANYHILL, NOLITA Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,229.87 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JESSENIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,229.79 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Salina Amount $38,229.54 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKFORD, ANDREA M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $38,229.41 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTOS, WENDY L Employer name Town of Salina Amount $38,229.40 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, GIANNA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $38,229.34 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, GAIL S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $38,229.21 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONO, PATRICIA L Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $38,228.48 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDGE, DALE W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $38,228.23 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDENBRANDT, KELLY A Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $38,228.12 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DONNA L Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $38,228.05 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBCZAK, ELVERA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $38,228.04 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARY E Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $38,227.91 Date 08/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABORN, JAMES R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $38,227.87 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, VANESSA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,227.56 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System