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 BERNSTEIN, JEFFREY P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $32,595.53 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, HUMBERTO HC Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $32,594.55 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, RAMONA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $32,594.40 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, STACEY M Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $32,594.33 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $32,594.33 Date 03/18/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, RALYNN M Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $32,593.99 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LISA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $32,593.84 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONBECK, LISA M Employer name Education Department Amount $32,593.47 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BRIAN S Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $32,593.38 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISETTE, LAUREL E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $32,592.53 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLO, JULIAN S Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $32,592.01 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BETTY JO R Employer name Seneca County Amount $32,591.77 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, DOREEN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $32,591.66 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MONTE, MARY M Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $32,591.40 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KIM M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $32,591.25 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, MARIA Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $32,591.19 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, ERICA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,590.93 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, XIUQUN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $32,590.76 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, KRISTEN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $32,590.41 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIARDI, MARK A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $32,590.28 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINK, TIMOTHY C Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,590.16 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECZYNSKI, ERIC K Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $32,589.96 Date 04/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSKOOG, ZACHARY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,589.94 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PAUL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $32,589.94 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SONYA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $32,589.94 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJALAAGBO, TAIWO OLUKAYODE Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $32,589.93 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, DAWN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,589.91 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STACY S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $32,589.62 Date 10/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWERTFEGER, CHERYL A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $32,589.60 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIABBARRASI, DIANE C Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $32,589.60 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLENBACHER, JAMIE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $32,589.20 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSAF, SHAIKH Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $32,589.12 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, ALLEN J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $32,589.01 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASACELI, ROSEMARIE Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $32,589.01 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNIG, TRACY L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $32,588.78 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, VINCENT Z Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $32,588.73 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARZA, JACQKESHA Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $32,588.59 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDELL, CARYN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $32,588.53 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, SHANA A Employer name Watertown Housing Authority Amount $32,588.51 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDWELL, BRAD A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $32,588.29 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, DEANNA L Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $32,588.17 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JENNIFER C Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,587.89 Date 11/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGERT, SARAH E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $32,587.88 Date 03/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, WILLIAM C Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $32,587.88 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, BINH-YEN N Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $32,587.65 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIBLE, ANNE E Employer name Broome County Amount $32,587.62 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, VENERINE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,586.26 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOMBRONE, ALECIA K Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $32,586.10 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMATHERS, TERRI L Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,585.82 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFINISE, SUSAN M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $32,585.81 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ROBERT, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $32,585.52 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, THERESA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $32,585.29 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPERTI, WENDY D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $32,585.28 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ERIN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $32,584.91 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, ALICIA A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $32,584.67 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKE, NANCY A Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $32,584.63 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGULA, JOY Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $32,583.85 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEMSEN, THOMAS P Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $32,583.83 Date 04/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, NICOLE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $32,583.76 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ERIN R Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $32,583.75 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, DEBRA A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $32,583.68 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, DEBBIE A Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $32,583.42 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARTAK, MARISSA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,583.21 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, THOMAS A Employer name Schenevus CSD Amount $32,583.19 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, LYNN C Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $32,583.09 Date 09/06/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ALLISON E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $32,582.89 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARING, VICTORIA A Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $32,582.88 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, GEORGE E Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $32,582.87 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEANNINE L Employer name City of Utica Amount $32,582.40 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPIE, WILLIAM B Employer name City of Utica Amount $32,582.40 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, BRIAN D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $32,581.57 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHER, SHANA L Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $32,581.43 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTINGS, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $32,581.40 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, PATRICIA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $32,581.27 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOYER, ANITA L Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $32,581.10 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALANGER, ROBERT E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $32,580.57 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $32,580.55 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JAMIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $32,580.39 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, COURTNEY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,580.34 Date 05/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMBACO, LORI M Employer name Allegany County Amount $32,580.16 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERO-MC DUFFY, ANTOINETTE D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $32,579.92 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHONE, JEANNE L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $32,579.81 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMACKI, ROBIN L Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $32,579.60 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, DEVIN A Employer name Essex County Amount $32,579.31 Date 09/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LUCAS T Employer name Allegany County Amount $32,579.27 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROGIACOMO, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $32,578.96 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CATHERINE E Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $32,578.80 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEHN, JULIANA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $32,578.79 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, LINDA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $32,578.66 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSKANZER, SUSAN R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $32,578.62 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERBY, JEAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $32,578.56 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, EDWARD T, JR Employer name Village of Wayland Amount $32,578.46 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUYDAM, JANIS C Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $32,578.26 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABELLA, MARILYN M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $32,577.99 Date 06/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDZWECKI, CAROL Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $32,577.89 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTES, GEORGE R Employer name Lockport Housing Authority Amount $32,577.38 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILE, PATRICIA M Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $32,576.59 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $32,576.32 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, GEORGE W Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $32,576.02 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADILL, ROSE M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $32,575.95 Date 04/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System