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 MALLETTE-DICKINSON, JILL Employer name Somers CSD Amount $65,651.22 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CYNTHIA L Employer name Somers CSD Amount $65,651.22 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, PETER T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,651.12 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASSER, WILLIAM R Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $65,650.90 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $65,650.79 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRYON, WILLIAM J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,650.48 Date 12/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, JESSE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,650.40 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELIEN, ROBERT Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $65,649.99 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOSEPH D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,649.44 Date 05/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, DIANNE M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $65,649.32 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOREGO, LISA Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $65,649.28 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALVEY, OWEN S Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $65,649.10 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERISHA, GJON M Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $65,648.81 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIKEN, TIMOTHY I Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,648.73 Date 09/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, BRIAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $65,648.68 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSI, FRANK S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,648.36 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD-BURGESS, AGNES Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $65,648.02 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSIER, KEVIN R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $65,647.58 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOERR, KEVIN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $65,647.21 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIN, MATTHEW D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,647.13 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLI, JOSEPH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,647.02 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POUND, MARY A Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $65,646.50 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, JOHN P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $65,646.28 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTI, LISA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $65,646.07 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, ERIN R Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $65,646.03 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTARSIERO, JENNIFER L Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,645.76 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, RICARDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,645.48 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLENTON, EUGENE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,645.33 Date 07/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARIE Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $65,645.16 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, COLETTE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $65,644.66 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, KENNETH G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,644.54 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, PATRICIA Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $65,644.13 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCHIA, PATRICIA Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $65,644.13 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWELL, ROBIN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,643.52 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOGHEGAN, BARRY D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $65,643.28 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, LEONARD M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,642.94 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, LORI J Employer name Orange County Amount $65,642.38 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSANA, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,642.18 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINI, STEPHEN V Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $65,642.12 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JESSICA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $65,641.84 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTZE, WILLIAM B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,641.68 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $65,641.61 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, RANDALL S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $65,641.46 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, ANNE MARIE T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $65,641.32 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARY A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $65,641.18 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FRANCO, THOMAS E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $65,641.06 Date 11/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUORIO, EDWARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,641.01 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, APRIL L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,640.92 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAHMEEK M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,640.71 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,640.69 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREACY, GERALD A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,640.34 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, WILLIAM M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $65,640.09 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGAMINI, JOSEPH R Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $65,640.04 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRRELL, DANA G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $65,640.00 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, GARY C Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $65,640.00 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, FLOYD W Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $65,639.30 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZKA, DONALD J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $65,639.14 Date 07/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMA, JASON T Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,639.04 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, ROMYNA L Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $65,638.66 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, DAWSON P Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,638.48 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, WILLIAM B Employer name Village of Brownville Amount $65,637.51 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LINETTE R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $65,637.32 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARADINE, CORY J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $65,637.31 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBA, FRANK W Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $65,637.26 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORAZZINI, CARMEN A Employer name Albany County Amount $65,636.66 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, THERESE D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $65,636.65 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHIE, TROY D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $65,636.44 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, HAROLD G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $65,636.30 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, JESSE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,636.14 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DEBBIEANN L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,635.78 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, RICHARD A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $65,635.69 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNBAU, MARLISE L Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $65,635.58 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, ROBERTA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,634.57 Date 02/02/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLARCZYK, PAULA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,634.38 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, SHELLEY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,634.38 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ARNOLD J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,633.89 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTE, CORMAC P Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $65,633.68 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, JASON R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,633.49 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, PERLEY H Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $65,633.10 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONI, MARGARET A Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $65,632.56 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GREGORY L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,632.50 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, WANDA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $65,632.48 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTNEY, SHEILA T Employer name Department of Law Amount $65,631.86 Date 04/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIMINO, JANE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $65,631.86 Date 10/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KHENYON R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $65,631.83 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, THERESA Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $65,631.69 Date 12/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICODEMO-CAPRA, JENNIFER Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $65,631.66 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHINGER, DONALD A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,631.49 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,631.38 Date 03/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINREBER, SCOT A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,630.85 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, MARK B Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $65,630.68 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, BONNIE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $65,630.58 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, LINDETTA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,630.56 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALDIVAR, LUZ ELENA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,630.38 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERO, DONALD P Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $65,630.32 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBOLI, MITCHELL J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $65,630.06 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KIMBERLY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,629.94 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, JAMES E, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $65,629.78 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLI, RONALD A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,629.07 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIELLO, DONALD S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $65,629.01 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System