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 MILLMAN, KAREN A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $62,438.39 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, JOANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $62,438.19 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, SCOTT B Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $62,437.59 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPPOLYTE, MARIE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,437.44 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,437.20 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, ROBERT T Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,437.18 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYSKOWSKI, STACEY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,437.05 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, DAVID J Employer name Greene County Amount $62,436.54 Date 05/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENG, XIAOMIAO Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,436.40 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DEBORAH M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $62,435.80 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ELMA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,435.73 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JILL C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,435.51 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERN, RACHEL MAE Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $62,435.29 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, REBECCA A Employer name Erie County Amount $62,435.15 Date 06/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, SUELLEN Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $62,434.96 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLAN, LESLIE J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $62,434.92 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESHAM, PATRICIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,434.58 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LAURA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $62,434.37 Date 07/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LANY, JOHN E Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $62,434.15 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, LYNISE Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $62,433.91 Date 04/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, ADRIANNA M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $62,433.89 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAVECHIA, LORRAINE Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $62,433.40 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUONGO, SHERYL Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $62,433.16 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, DANIEL W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,433.02 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTUORI, JOANNE S Employer name Bohemia Fire District Amount $62,432.61 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZARELLA, MERCY LOU Employer name Orange County Amount $62,432.56 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, WENDY S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $62,432.46 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERUSSI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,432.20 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITERA, JASON T Employer name NYC Judges Amount $62,431.82 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, JAMES P, JR Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $62,431.63 Date 07/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, STEVEN Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $62,431.33 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDGWICK, STEVEN D Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $62,431.22 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ALICIA A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $62,430.90 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, WILLIAM K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,430.88 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATZ, MICHAEL H Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $62,430.88 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARENGO, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,430.70 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERCE, JOHN F Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $62,430.54 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY-ROCKCLIFFE, RHONDA C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $62,430.42 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDER, DAVID M, SR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,430.17 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, SAGAR K Employer name Hempstead Community Dev Agcy Amount $62,430.06 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, MATTHEW P Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $62,430.05 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGER, MARK J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,429.77 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUNOSKE, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,429.57 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, LAURA A Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $62,428.97 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, ANDREW Employer name Department of State Amount $62,428.08 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, AMBER I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,427.93 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGRO, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,427.69 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, CARLOS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,427.18 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, LAURI A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $62,426.72 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGER, TAMI L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,426.68 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DIANNE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,426.36 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, EDDIE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,426.16 Date 07/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHONDT, JOHN C Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $62,426.07 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $62,425.89 Date 08/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,425.78 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ALBERT J Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,425.64 Date 01/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $62,425.15 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLARINWA, TAIWO A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $62,425.08 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJONI, VITORE Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $62,424.51 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $62,424.50 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, WENXI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,423.92 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMSCHICK, LORI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,422.80 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMACCA, MICHAEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $62,422.40 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIFER, LAURA A Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $62,422.27 Date 11/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYS, RICHARD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,422.12 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, JENNIFER D Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,422.08 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEOLE, LAURI A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $62,421.66 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRICK, TAMISHA A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $62,421.64 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, KYLE R Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $62,421.49 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDWARD D Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,421.42 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTERES, LINDA A Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $62,420.90 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, KYLE A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $62,420.59 Date 12/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, HEIDI J Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $62,420.50 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOTH, GARY A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $62,419.63 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARAZZO, THERESE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,419.60 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGUNUSI, MAYA V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,419.59 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOERBER, JUDITH L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $62,419.23 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, JOANN C Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $62,418.98 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, COREY M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,418.69 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, GREGORY A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $62,418.51 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITMANN, ERIC H Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $62,418.27 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, RODNEY Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $62,418.19 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ADA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $62,418.14 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ARETTA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,418.14 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, FRYDA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,418.14 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAS, ALEXANDER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,418.14 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, BARNEY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,418.14 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LINDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,418.14 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SARITA G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $62,418.14 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MARK P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,418.14 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, SUSAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,417.73 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOUTEN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $62,417.60 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALES, MICHAEL P Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $62,417.48 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, THOMAS D Employer name Greece CSD Amount $62,417.38 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDES-HART, THORN C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $62,417.24 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, TINA M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $62,417.00 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MARY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,416.87 Date 05/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERCZAK, MELISSA J Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $62,416.41 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADALUPE, JOHNNY V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,416.40 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MICHAEL T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,416.05 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System