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 VELICKY, JUSTIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $56,476.32 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENER, NANCY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,476.19 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSENGER, STEVEN R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,476.19 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, JAMES S Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $56,476.13 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHNKE, LISA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,476.11 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, DIANA L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $56,475.68 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,475.57 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCA, FRANK Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $56,475.41 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $56,475.39 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANDISSE, MARIE JOCELYNE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,475.31 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDRAU, MARK A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $56,475.22 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOW, RANDY L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $56,474.85 Date 05/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, JENNIFER Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $56,474.80 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, NOREEN L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,474.73 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES-FISHER, BETH A Employer name Genesee County Amount $56,474.59 Date 02/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAIRE, SUSAN Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $56,474.54 Date 07/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, MONTE Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $56,474.21 Date 12/18/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTEN, TRACY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,473.98 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHAK, DEANA TROUT Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,473.87 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESCIO, DANIEL A Employer name City of Rome Amount $56,473.85 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULLINGTON, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $56,473.75 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGG, JOHN C Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $56,473.75 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRANO, BARBARA Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $56,473.67 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANULTY, KELLY D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,473.49 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKY, THEODORE P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $56,473.49 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $56,473.39 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, BILLIE JO Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $56,473.30 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, CHAD K Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $56,473.18 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, CAROL Y Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,473.17 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, AMELIA J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $56,472.84 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOTTA, NICHOLAS M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,472.32 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, JEFFREY G Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $56,472.29 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAMES D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $56,472.23 Date 05/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGARO, MARK L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $56,471.68 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, SHARON E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,471.64 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNERMAN, CHARLES L Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $56,471.63 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Moravia Amount $56,471.55 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTINE E Employer name Ontario County Amount $56,471.44 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANG, DANIELLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $56,471.32 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, ANDREW J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,471.25 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $56,471.20 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, ANDREW A Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $56,471.14 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ALBERT D Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $56,471.12 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, DENISE Y Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,470.73 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, TONYA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,470.58 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVEZ, NAKI D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,470.39 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAYA, ANTHONY Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $56,470.37 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EDWARD R Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $56,470.37 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALISON F Employer name Orange County Amount $56,470.16 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, CHEVIS M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,470.05 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JEFFREY C Employer name Erie County Amount $56,469.91 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDMANN-HERD, KARIN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,469.87 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK-PIERSEN, BRENDA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,469.62 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KAREN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $56,469.21 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, JUAN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,469.14 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGAR, JANICE Employer name Franklin County Amount $56,468.96 Date 03/09/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, PATRICK L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $56,468.94 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGNIZIO, MARYANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,468.81 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEART, COURTNEY L Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $56,467.95 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURD, GINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,467.88 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, ROCCO W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,467.87 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDLETON, SAMUEL V Employer name Orange County Amount $56,467.86 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENENBAUM, SHARON Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $56,466.93 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, SARAH L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,466.83 Date 10/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $56,466.71 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GREGORY K Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $56,466.16 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MAUREEN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,466.08 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDING, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,466.04 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMACK, AMY E, MS Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,466.03 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEESMER, MATTHEW P Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,465.90 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Cortland Amount $56,465.66 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Yates County Amount $56,465.54 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, RYAN J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $56,465.35 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANIK, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $56,464.89 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, DAVID S, SR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,464.87 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, LAURIE A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $56,464.72 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHAGUN, REGINALD B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,464.60 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGOTT, CAROL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,464.20 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMS, VINCENT L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $56,463.97 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, ARON S Employer name Washington County Amount $56,463.56 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, RANI S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $56,463.44 Date 12/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEELING, MARY-EILEEN Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $56,463.26 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADZICKI, MARYLOU Employer name Erie County Amount $56,463.11 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNET, ERIC W Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $56,462.87 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOTRA, RODNEY G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,462.73 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISBRO, TOBIN D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $56,462.52 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, KRISTIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,462.39 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, GARY M Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $56,462.35 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $56,462.15 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JOHN L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,461.97 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, ANDREA L Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $56,461.96 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, JACQUALINE J Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $56,461.84 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENS, CHARLES C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,461.74 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HELEN B Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $56,461.69 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LAWRENCE W Employer name Town of Boston Amount $56,461.69 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DEIDRE A M, MS Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,461.22 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDY, JEAN RILBERT Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $56,461.14 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES EARL Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,460.78 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYTH, LORRAINE Employer name Wayne County Amount $56,460.53 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, DARLENE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,460.52 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System