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 LOVETT, DENISE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,431.81 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REN, PING Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,431.68 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,431.29 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARZYCH, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $59,431.17 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, EFRAIN Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $59,430.88 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBALA, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,430.42 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $59,430.29 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNTER, LYDIA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,429.99 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICK, AMANDA T Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $59,429.93 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, STEVEN P Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $59,429.91 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, CLOVEL Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $59,429.58 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, KATHRYN A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $59,429.56 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TONNO, VINCENT T Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,429.50 Date 06/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGAAS, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $59,429.17 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, ADRIANA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,428.64 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SUSAN E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,428.64 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFEDERICO, DEBORAH K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,428.64 Date 03/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, LISA I Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,428.64 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, RONALD P Employer name Clifton Park Water Authority Amount $59,428.38 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MARTY L Employer name Orleans County Amount $59,428.00 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JULIE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $59,427.89 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANATTA, MARY B Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,427.47 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, HERBERT I Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,427.38 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZIANO, CALEY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,427.28 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, JEFFREY P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,427.24 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAS, RICHARD J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $59,426.96 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOMAKER, KENNETH W Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,426.88 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, JANINE M Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $59,426.87 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENOUDA, FARID S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $59,426.65 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOAN K Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,426.40 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, KAYDENE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,426.32 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, COREY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,426.32 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, JOHN M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $59,426.29 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASINSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $59,426.23 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,426.03 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARELLA, GEORGINA Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $59,426.00 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, LESLEY J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $59,425.74 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLO, MARK R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $59,425.70 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, NANCY E Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $59,425.36 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, SHAKIRA TD Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,425.30 Date 04/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLA, HELI ALEXIS B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,425.17 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, JOHN Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $59,425.10 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDELBERGER, BECKY E Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $59,425.01 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEVEN J Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $59,424.97 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERDON, DAVID P Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $59,424.97 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINGLE, MAUREEN A Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,424.95 Date 08/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PATRICIA S Employer name Ontario County Amount $59,424.71 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, PATRICK J Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,424.63 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, JOSUE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $59,424.33 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, FERNANDO Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $59,424.18 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ARA K Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,423.99 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, CARIDAD M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $59,423.38 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSORTE, DENNIS J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,423.16 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEBER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,422.88 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, ROBERT C, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,422.54 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, QUIANA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,422.29 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,422.28 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZ, CYNTHIA L Employer name Erie County Amount $59,422.28 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID C Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,422.26 Date 05/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENKU, OLABISI A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,422.09 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, ROSEMARY H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,421.94 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, JODY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,421.81 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYO, NOAH J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,421.80 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTEN, MATTHEW A Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,421.68 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, CLARENCE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,421.57 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, WILLIAM O, II Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,421.38 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $59,421.11 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MATTHEW A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,420.96 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLA, RICHARD N Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,420.71 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNS, RENEE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,420.70 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAUER, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $59,420.64 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPPERMAN, ERIC D Employer name Chenango County Amount $59,420.30 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, ROSE Z Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $59,419.83 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, DANIEL R Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $59,419.81 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $59,419.75 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DOROTHEA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,419.67 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, WILLIAM D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,419.15 Date 09/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIASECKI, JAMES R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $59,418.95 Date 03/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIPERTI, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $59,418.87 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, SANDRA J Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $59,418.25 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, RYAN P Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $59,418.19 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLY, LORRAINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,418.06 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, EDITH E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,417.85 Date 06/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHUCKI, BRENDA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $59,417.71 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, PHILLIP A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $59,416.88 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTELL, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $59,416.18 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYGANT, MICHAEL T Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $59,416.09 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH-WADE, ERIN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $59,415.94 Date 11/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, JOSHUA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,415.93 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUZZY, JENNIFER A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,415.86 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOANNE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,415.57 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACENI, JEANNE M Employer name York CSD Amount $59,415.40 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADOO, WILLIAM N Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $59,415.38 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOPE, ROBERT J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $59,415.32 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, JAVISH Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $59,415.07 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBRA, BART M Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,414.79 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRITTANY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,414.61 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JILL D Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $59,414.25 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGONES, JULIA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,414.22 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METES, DACIA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,414.20 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System