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 MADUKIFE-WEISS, GRACE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $61,224.39 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, TERENCE P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $61,224.37 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, DAVID K Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $61,224.37 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YCAZA, ESMERALDA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,224.33 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $61,223.91 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, MARIE Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $61,223.09 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOODY, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,222.72 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MAURICE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $61,222.39 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRECKER, SUSAN J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $61,222.30 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDLAK, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $61,222.19 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, BRENDAN P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,221.65 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILBERGELD, LEAH H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,221.60 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, STUART P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,221.50 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEIRO, AFONSO P Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,221.24 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, MATTHEW J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $61,221.12 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISCHO, VINCENT T Employer name Albany County Amount $61,221.03 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, DEBRA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $61,220.62 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZUELA, CLAUDIO A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $61,220.56 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLEWICZ, JOHN J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $61,220.16 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, JANE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,219.86 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGES, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $61,219.78 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKEY, JEANNINE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $61,219.68 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLI, MICHELLE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $61,219.63 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SUSAN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $61,219.62 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JAMIE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $61,219.38 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DAY, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $61,219.31 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSHOFF, JOHN RAYMOND Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $61,219.04 Date 06/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARIDO-MAIER, GAIL M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $61,218.85 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORK, MARI M Employer name Allegany County Amount $61,218.78 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELBY, CAROL L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $61,218.77 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSZEK, JOHN M Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $61,218.22 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MON CHE, FIDEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,218.19 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LEONIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,217.99 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANKER-LUCE, JEANETTE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,217.80 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,217.80 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ADRIENNE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,217.80 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KATHRYN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,217.80 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, BRIAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,217.80 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBIZARRETA, ALEXANDRA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,217.80 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, HARRISON A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $61,217.53 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, DANIEL G Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $61,217.20 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JOSHUA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,216.82 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALTAN, JOSE E Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $61,216.75 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, KIRSTEN D Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $61,216.55 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFER, SHERRI L Employer name Orange County Amount $61,216.43 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BRIAN P Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,215.93 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, KIM A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $61,215.90 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARESE, FERDINANDO Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $61,215.58 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, CURTIS C Employer name City of Hornell Amount $61,215.55 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GURSKY, NATHAN S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,215.12 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZTARKIER, DAVID M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,215.01 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, WILLIAM T Employer name Cayuga County Amount $61,214.70 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINDAYO, IDIATU O Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,214.67 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODT, MARY ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,214.34 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, FREDERICK O Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $61,214.20 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNER, DREW Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,213.66 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACFARLAND, MICHAEL P Employer name Albany County Amount $61,213.65 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, TIMOTHY R, SR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,213.57 Date 02/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRYNECKI, SCOTT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,213.55 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, KATHLEEN M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $61,213.18 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,213.16 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, SHELLEY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $61,212.96 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JAMES PATRICK Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,212.92 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINHOFER, STEPHEN Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $61,212.48 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, PATRICIA G Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $61,212.24 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, JUSTINE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,212.20 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $61,212.12 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOTMAN, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $61,211.10 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRIAN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,211.03 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMULLIN, JEANETTE K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,210.98 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JILL A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $61,210.85 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, STEPHEN R Employer name Albany County Amount $61,210.73 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BISCO-MANCUSO, JOANNA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $61,210.48 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHONG, DONG A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,210.28 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUT, DAVID C Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,210.08 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNABENE, SUSAN T Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $61,210.01 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEITTER, RONALD N Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $61,209.94 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, BRIAN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $61,209.41 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $61,209.34 Date 10/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, DAVID F Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $61,209.34 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CHRIS F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,208.36 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZAKUS, LAURIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,208.33 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ADAM D Employer name City of Norwich Amount $61,208.24 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHERMAN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,207.43 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMBRUM, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,206.94 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAVRELUK, JOHN G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,206.88 Date 12/28/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JOHN F, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $61,206.67 Date 08/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALESSANDRO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $61,205.71 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, HEATHER M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,205.64 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURDZIEL, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $61,205.59 Date 05/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, MICHAEL C Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,205.30 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DEBRA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $61,205.15 Date 07/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFUSE, STEVE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $61,204.97 Date 02/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, GRACE M Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $61,204.88 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUPELLA, MARGARET Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $61,204.69 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, JOHN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,204.12 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JACQUELINE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,204.00 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, RICHARD T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,204.00 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JERRY R, II Employer name Steuben County Amount $61,204.00 Date 09/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, FRANCES Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $61,203.80 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System