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 HUDAK, GREGORY G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,262.67 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, MICHAEL B Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $64,262.57 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, LOIS A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $64,262.44 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, TIMOTHY R Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,262.29 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUGITH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,262.08 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRWEATHER, CATHERINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $64,261.88 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, SHAO Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $64,261.68 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MAIZIE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,261.67 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBCZYK, CONSTANCE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $64,261.47 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTY, SCOTT A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $64,261.38 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GREGORY W Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $64,261.25 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMIS, KATHRYN K Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,261.25 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, RICHARD L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $64,261.22 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $64,260.95 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DEBBIE C Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $64,260.48 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, PETER M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $64,260.41 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKKAS, OZGUR L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,260.40 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELTER, MONICA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $64,259.78 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, KATHERINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,259.47 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $64,259.45 Date 04/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNER, MICHAEL P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,259.13 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARELLO, MICHAEL W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,258.08 Date 04/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTILI, MARIA C Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $64,258.00 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYNO, ALLEN J Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $64,257.96 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, SHERI A Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,257.89 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, ADAM F Employer name Broome County Amount $64,257.50 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLER-ORTIZ, FELICIA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $64,257.41 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, JESSICA Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,256.91 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAWN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,256.85 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERISI, BARBARA M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $64,256.48 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCON, FABIOLA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $64,256.26 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEK, HEATHERANN Employer name Erie County Amount $64,254.65 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, DANIEL L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,254.37 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, STEVEN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $64,254.18 Date 11/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,253.95 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, ROBERT N Employer name Village of New Paltz Amount $64,253.73 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, SUSAN C Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $64,253.49 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, JOYCE E Employer name Orange County Amount $64,253.26 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTONE, ROSALIE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $64,252.75 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, DOLORES E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $64,252.41 Date 07/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $64,252.41 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOE, SUSAN L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $64,251.94 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARCIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $64,251.94 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, DAVID D Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $64,251.46 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEIN, ASHMEED N Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $64,251.10 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILICATO, MICKEY G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $64,250.84 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORYEA, JOHN D Employer name Clinton County Amount $64,250.62 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, ERICK J Employer name Allegany County Amount $64,250.13 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POE, CYNTHIA Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $64,250.02 Date 06/16/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERY, DOUGLAS E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $64,249.63 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPE, LORRAINE E Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $64,249.27 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $64,248.83 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAPF, RUSSELL, JR Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $64,248.81 Date 04/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRELL, SHERI J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $64,248.58 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MICHAEL O Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $64,248.54 Date 06/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNQUIST, CARL R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $64,248.48 Date 11/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINKIEWICZ, MARK L Employer name Erie County Amount $64,247.60 Date 10/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, GILBERT S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,247.57 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRONCONI, ANTHONY J Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $64,247.47 Date 09/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKIE, CHRIS R Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,247.40 Date 05/23/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRJAH, KRISHNA H Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $64,246.59 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUCA, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $64,246.45 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRETTA, DAVID J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $64,246.38 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, REBECCA L Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $64,246.18 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, DAVID M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $64,246.07 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, CAROLYN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,246.04 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, DREW M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,246.02 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUMMINELLO, YANNINA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,245.60 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARE, MELISSA T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $64,245.01 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSIONS, KEVIN T Employer name City of Troy Amount $64,244.97 Date 11/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REICHERT, MARIAN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,244.57 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, MARY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,244.57 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, LYNETTE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,244.57 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, BENITA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,244.57 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONZ, KATHLEEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,244.57 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPRZAL, DONNA M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $64,244.57 Date 07/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CAROLINE E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,244.39 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, IAN H, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,244.14 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMPE, LAURA M Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $64,244.05 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORYTKOWSKI, MICHAEL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,243.86 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JUNIOR O Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,243.74 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, ALVARO Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $64,243.61 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, TODD A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $64,243.47 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, HEATHER R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $64,243.33 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULILLI, JULIE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $64,243.21 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, NICHOLAS S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,242.73 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, SHELLY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,242.26 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMERTZLER, STEVEN J Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $64,241.89 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, DAVID Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $64,241.68 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, SHERWOOD J, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $64,241.41 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, ADAM R Employer name Department of Law Amount $64,241.32 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROAN, KEITH L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,241.32 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEERDINK, JEREMY A Employer name City of Olean Amount $64,241.24 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DEIDRE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $64,241.10 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEDS, BRIAN T Employer name Cayuga County Amount $64,240.80 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALICH, GREGORY G Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $64,240.80 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGETT, ZACHARY T Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $64,240.64 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMS, ILANA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,240.57 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, STELLA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,240.56 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, CAITLIN J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,240.56 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System