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 TARNOWSKI, GREGORY D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,450.51 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, REBECCA M Employer name Washington County Amount $35,450.44 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, LAURIE J Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $35,450.25 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, MEGAN M Employer name Otsego County Amount $35,450.08 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, ROSE M Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $35,450.00 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ERIN L Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $35,449.87 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRING, ERIC K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $35,449.23 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SHOKO Employer name Erie County Amount $35,448.65 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHACKELTON, LISA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $35,448.57 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, KIMBERLY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,448.32 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $35,447.91 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEZEMO, JAMES J Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $35,447.90 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, SAMUEL S Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $35,447.53 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, THOMAS A Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $35,447.38 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, TERESA M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $35,447.33 Date 10/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DEBRA L Employer name Town of Eaton Amount $35,447.25 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSHUWEIT, LISA A Employer name Town of Union Amount $35,447.07 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBY-DAVISON, JOAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,446.90 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTCH, ERIC L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $35,446.89 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CAPRIO, TERESA Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $35,446.72 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIRK, DIANE M Employer name Albion CSD Amount $35,446.63 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOESSL, DAVID A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $35,446.31 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, EILEEN H Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $35,446.03 Date 04/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGLIO, VINCENZA Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $35,445.94 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, CASEY P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,445.84 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOBBIE, VITO, III Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $35,445.75 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKBAR, LAURIE A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $35,445.74 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SUSAN L Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $35,445.57 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFUMI, LORRAINE M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $35,445.15 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, DOMENICO S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $35,444.95 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBOLD, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $35,444.05 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLRATH, JAMES F Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $35,443.90 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOXHAM, COLIN M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $35,443.78 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHTA, CAROLYN E Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $35,442.98 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORTY, DONALD N Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $35,442.90 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTICO, JAMIE M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $35,442.87 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDINO, JACQUELINE J Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $35,442.80 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, GINA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $35,442.72 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, JORGE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $35,442.49 Date 09/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGUIRE, KEVIN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,442.42 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CLAUDIA K Employer name Schenectady County Amount $35,442.27 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISEWOOD, SHEILA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,441.76 Date 03/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ROSEMARY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,441.62 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARLEQUE, MARIA P Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $35,441.27 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORACY, JENNIFER A Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,441.24 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LONNIE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,440.98 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKOWSKI, KEVIN A Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $35,440.97 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHORAT, SPENCER E Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $35,440.81 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ZACHARIA L Employer name Town of Barrington Amount $35,440.80 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBRENDA, GARRETT Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,440.18 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTTI, JOHN M, JR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $35,440.13 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SHAUN P Employer name Hornell Housing Authority Amount $35,440.10 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CLAUDETTE P Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $35,440.02 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAGERTY, FREDRICK W Employer name City of Oswego Amount $35,439.97 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, JERAD W Employer name Tioga County Amount $35,439.62 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLIGRA, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $35,439.40 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, KELLY L Employer name Broome County Amount $35,439.32 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAITIS, CAROLYN J Employer name Broome County Amount $35,439.32 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, BONNIE L Employer name Broome County Amount $35,439.32 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALI, PAMELA A Employer name Broome County Amount $35,439.32 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JARED M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $35,439.23 Date 11/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DENISE F Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,439.12 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, WALTER N Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $35,439.00 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCZ, WAYNE D Employer name Albion CSD Amount $35,438.92 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, STACY L Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $35,438.84 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEELE, MARJORIE H Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,438.71 Date 09/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, GUILLORY S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $35,438.53 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB, JEANETTE A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $35,437.75 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, CASSIE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,437.54 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, VAN H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,437.50 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDSALL, KYLE W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $35,437.43 Date 10/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, MICHELA J Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $35,437.33 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, MAURICE J Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $35,437.25 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM-DREWRY, JONNIQUE S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,436.39 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBELL, STACY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,436.25 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDERMAN, ERICA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $35,436.06 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, MATTHEW E Employer name Town of Charlton Amount $35,435.60 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDINA, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $35,435.36 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGNALL, ANNETTE N Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $35,435.21 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, BRENDA L Employer name Fulton County Amount $35,434.70 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, MARNIE L Employer name Education Department Amount $35,434.25 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ALVIN L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $35,434.18 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, COLLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,434.18 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, YAO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $35,434.11 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSBURY, AMANDA L Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $35,434.08 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, JAMES Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $35,433.64 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JAMES V Employer name Town of Romulus Amount $35,433.56 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, JAMES A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $35,433.33 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $35,432.96 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINGER, MILAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $35,432.88 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, RYAN P Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $35,432.86 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDING, CHRISTINA M Employer name Tioga County Amount $35,432.84 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, ZACHARY R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $35,432.40 Date 06/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANS, DONALD M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,431.72 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAR, STEVEN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $35,431.56 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, MICHELLE ANN Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $35,431.36 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, MARY E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,431.29 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEGGINS, ANNETTE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,431.28 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JOETTE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,431.18 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON, MICHAEL K Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $35,430.91 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System