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 CHOJNACKI, LYNNE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,743.60 Date 07/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, JAMIE A Employer name Warren County Amount $37,743.23 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $37,743.10 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBENIK-LIVOTI, HELEN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $37,742.39 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-GIBBS, CARLA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $37,742.33 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DANIEL E Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $37,742.21 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTON, JENNIFER J Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $37,742.20 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, LACEY L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $37,742.04 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTZ, ROBERT D, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $37,741.79 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUEL, VIRGILIO S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,741.63 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFARO, KAREN G Employer name Town of Ellington Amount $37,741.03 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOSEPH L Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $37,740.92 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINISGALLI, NICHOLAS W Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,740.82 Date 04/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, SUSIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $37,740.79 Date 03/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JACQUELINE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $37,740.63 Date 12/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, SCOTT J Employer name Village of Bainbridge Amount $37,740.62 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LUANNE M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $37,740.61 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLETT, KERI J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $37,740.59 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPPINO, ELLEN M Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $37,740.45 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FONDI, NANCY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,740.43 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JUDITH A Employer name Naples CSD Amount $37,740.37 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, LASHANDRA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,740.04 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAN, PAUL A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,739.83 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, NANCY F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,739.77 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Oswego Amount $37,739.65 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, MARGARET A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,739.61 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, PATRICIA M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $37,739.57 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMKOWIAK, KATIE P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $37,739.49 Date 07/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ANGELA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $37,739.43 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHADO, MARIA O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,739.20 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIKSON, JEANINE D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,739.19 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXIM, RENEE R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,739.19 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DANIELLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,739.15 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, MICHAEL P Employer name Corning Community College Amount $37,739.13 Date 08/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMANEAU, STEVEN R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,738.67 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, BETHANY L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $37,738.66 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITTS, BURTON L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,738.62 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSTAFF, JARET L Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $37,738.59 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWITT, SUZANNE Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,738.13 Date 01/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRZLIKAR, BERNICE J Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $37,737.98 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBERG, CHRISTA M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $37,737.91 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ERIKA V Employer name Amsterdam Housing Authority Amount $37,737.87 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVICK, SHARON Y Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $37,737.78 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,737.63 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSEL, JAMES P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,737.41 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALA, DEANA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,737.41 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,737.29 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, BARBARA-ANN Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $37,737.29 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CINDY S, MRS Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $37,737.28 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, GREGORY T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,737.22 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, REBECCA A Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $37,736.97 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LYMAN H Employer name Delaware County Amount $37,736.87 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BARBARA A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $37,736.41 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JACK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $37,736.37 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDIENKO, ALEXANDIE Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $37,736.07 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DORMAN, JAN M Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $37,736.06 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, NATHANIEL E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,736.03 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREWERY, MICHAEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,735.75 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TCHOR, STEFAN L Employer name Rockland County Amount $37,735.25 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIM, DEBRA L Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $37,735.13 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, SHELLIE M Employer name Madison County Amount $37,735.02 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ROBIN L Employer name Madison County Amount $37,735.00 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSAGIE, HENRIETTA E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $37,734.98 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SUSAN E Employer name Madison County Amount $37,734.95 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JAYNE B Employer name Madison County Amount $37,734.92 Date 01/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ERIC M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $37,734.92 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMAI, ASHMINI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,734.92 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Madison County Amount $37,734.89 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, PAMELA A Employer name Madison County Amount $37,734.75 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, TINA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,734.75 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY-PALMER, LAUREEN L Employer name Town of Webster Amount $37,734.75 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, GARRICK D Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,734.56 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, TIMOTHY R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $37,734.19 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHENS, COLLEEN M Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $37,733.83 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKENBACKER, LARRY C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,733.60 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,733.16 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRATA, SEBASTIAN Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $37,733.12 Date 01/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, DEBORAH Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $37,733.07 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT-JOHNSON, DAVEANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,732.96 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAARSTAD, JANE M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $37,732.86 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, VICTOR Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $37,732.56 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIFFANY N Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $37,732.36 Date 03/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHMANN, ESTHER A Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,732.31 Date 09/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, RONALD G, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,732.31 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, DEBORAH S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,732.17 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, MICHAEL D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,731.96 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMPEL, MARGUERITE Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $37,731.89 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUARIO, SERGIO M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,731.52 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, RENALDO A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $37,731.43 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, SHAWNNA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $37,731.41 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARELLI, LAURA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,731.39 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, LAURIE M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $37,731.30 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLETON, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $37,731.23 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, JENALYN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $37,730.98 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHACHADOURIAN, ALISON E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $37,730.89 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADIELE, EDWARD I Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $37,730.73 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MAILAIKA T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,730.70 Date 10/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LESLIE J Employer name Essex County Amount $37,730.28 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, RUSSELL E, JR Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $37,730.22 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, BECKY L Employer name Orleans County Amount $37,730.00 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System