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 FEHRMAN, DONALD E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $55,399.28 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, PAMELA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,399.16 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LIMA, JOHN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,399.06 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBARINI, KATHLEEN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,399.02 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, BETTINA S Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $55,399.00 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPROCKI, MARIE A Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $55,398.98 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, GERALDINE M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,398.97 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ELIZABETH A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $55,398.85 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, FELICIA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,398.73 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, FRANK E Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $55,398.69 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLYN, MEGGAN C Employer name Ontario County Amount $55,398.64 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JOHN R Employer name Oswego County Amount $55,398.55 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, SUZANNE E Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $55,398.40 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, ELIZABETH M Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,398.21 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SARAH D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,398.20 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, JOHN S Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $55,397.79 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, EMILY J Employer name Education Department Amount $55,397.73 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREZ, DEBORAH Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $55,397.47 Date 05/30/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $55,397.34 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, THERESA C Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $55,397.19 Date 11/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAND-THRALL, DEBORAH J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $55,396.94 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JACQUELINE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,396.94 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDIG, EDWIN K Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $55,396.90 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, KARA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,396.74 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, SHAWN E Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $55,396.58 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIGAN, THOMAS B Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $55,396.44 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, KENNETH Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $55,396.42 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, NOELIA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $55,396.36 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRANDON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,396.07 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABEK, JAMES D Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $55,395.90 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, REMIGIO P Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $55,395.87 Date 06/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rome Amount $55,395.73 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEMS, KENNETH A Employer name Glen Cove Housing Authority Amount $55,395.26 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, AMY M Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $55,395.15 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $55,395.05 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $55,395.00 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMBER, SHANE J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $55,394.82 Date 02/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PATRICIA H Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $55,394.46 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANE, NICHOLAS F Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $55,394.29 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGHMAN, MARY ELLEN Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,394.22 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPF, FREDERICK E, III Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,394.16 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SANDRA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,393.97 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDO, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,393.94 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADESANYA, KOBE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,393.21 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERA, JESUS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,393.19 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, DIANE D Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $55,393.04 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, BEATRICE J Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $55,392.56 Date 06/30/1960 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUIST, ERIC R Employer name Education Department Amount $55,392.48 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, REGINA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,392.40 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JEAN B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,392.33 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIPKO, KARIN A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $55,392.25 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, JOAN C Employer name Department of State Amount $55,392.02 Date 01/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, TERRY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,392.01 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, BARBARA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,391.99 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, MIQUE-LINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,391.82 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHULEYAN, OMANA Employer name Port Chester Housing Authority Amount $55,391.76 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAKE-BEARD, LINDA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $55,391.35 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCELFO, KATHLEEN J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $55,391.22 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, ZACHARY R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,391.04 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, MARY BETH Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $55,390.94 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRIGINO, JASON M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,390.91 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOALCRAFT, LAURIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,390.90 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIA, CHARLENE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,390.82 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALBERT, ADAM F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,390.15 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNISSON, ERIC J Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,389.65 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENER, KATHRYN V Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,389.61 Date 04/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, THOMAS J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,389.49 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLO, VALERIE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,389.29 Date 12/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINAL, RAYMOND, JR Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $55,389.28 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNETTI, JEAN M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $55,389.25 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADASZ, JEANNE E Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $55,389.00 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASIMOVA, IRODA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,388.84 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,388.66 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUGHTON, MARY ANN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,388.65 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATHER, LYNNE C Employer name Livingston County Amount $55,388.42 Date 06/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VICTORIA G Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $55,388.35 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFIN, KELLY S Employer name Franklin County Amount $55,388.29 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $55,388.06 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTEMARI, JAMES J Employer name Seneca County Amount $55,387.90 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRIENTO, FRANK Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,387.63 Date 01/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOONE, TRAVIS Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,387.17 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTIGNOLA, ALLISON A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $55,387.12 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Peru CSD Amount $55,387.03 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, REBECCA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,386.96 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUISIO, DEBRA M Employer name Otsego County Amount $55,386.81 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, JANET W Employer name Otsego County Amount $55,386.81 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, GEORGE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $55,386.63 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ARLENE M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $55,386.55 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLEY-COY, CAGNEY P Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,386.49 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEBER, CARL J, III Employer name Erie County Amount $55,386.27 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAJDASZ, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $55,385.79 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESAIRE, EMILE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,385.27 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWENHILL, JOYCE E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,385.24 Date 12/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILIOX, ROBERT J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $55,385.18 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, JAMIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $55,384.41 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBI, JAMES H Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $55,384.36 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZEK, EDWARD S Employer name Village of Depew Amount $55,384.13 Date 01/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORSEN, STEPHANIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,384.06 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOREY, AARON L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $55,383.65 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,383.50 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System