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 MC GIVNEY, PETER J Employer name Howland Public Library Amount $53,276.73 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEBORAH M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,276.71 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATES, CLAIRE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,276.53 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, CATHERINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,276.40 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, JANET M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,276.40 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICASTRO, CHARLES Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,275.87 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUHEY, JENNIFER Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $53,275.76 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, WILLIAM L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,275.71 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTEY, SALINA J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $53,275.64 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATELLA-MAXWELL, BENJAMIN J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $53,275.64 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, WILLIAM Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $53,275.51 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, HARRY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $53,274.86 Date 10/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, LINDA C Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $53,274.85 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, KENYETTA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,274.84 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHUTA, TIMOTHY J, II Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,274.68 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELISSA S Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,274.56 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, JOAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,274.32 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LEONARD P Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $53,274.28 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, SHAWN D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,273.65 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $53,273.52 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, MICHELE T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,273.31 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, ROBERT E Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $53,273.28 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONGO, CODY M Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $53,273.24 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANTOINE T Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,272.84 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTIE, JEFFERY E Employer name Erie County Amount $53,272.55 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSALE, ANNE M Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $53,272.45 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTKOWIAK, MICHAEL Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $53,272.19 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSKI, DAVID F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,272.08 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETSON, ANITA F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,271.80 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELDER, EDWARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,271.59 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIK, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,270.49 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, MARIE R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $53,270.42 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, BERNARD M Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,270.37 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDMANN, CHRIS Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,270.06 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, WALTER K Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,269.61 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, AUDREA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,269.48 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, CHAIM M Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $53,269.17 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, DAWN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,268.93 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNE, TORRIANE C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,268.88 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, QUAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $53,268.82 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, CATHY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,268.65 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, VALTON A Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $53,268.58 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URLI, JACQUELINE A Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $53,268.57 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ANDREW T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $53,268.31 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, PAUL R Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $53,268.19 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, ROBERT M, II Employer name Allegany County Amount $53,268.14 Date 07/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MONA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,268.14 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, YVONNE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $53,267.89 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,267.76 Date 07/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADORE, TERRY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,267.76 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, SHAWN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,267.76 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDERMOTT, ARTHUR K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,267.76 Date 01/22/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUGH, JEFFREY A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $53,267.64 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,267.33 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENER, LORYN H Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,267.33 Date 05/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JOYCE I Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,266.96 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARY BETH K Employer name Putnam County Amount $53,266.70 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINERT, PAUL V Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,266.47 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, WILBERTO Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $53,266.37 Date 12/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIEL, EDDY E C Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $53,265.98 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, DANIEL J Employer name Madison County Amount $53,265.64 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JAMES M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $53,265.59 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, NORAH K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,265.58 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, STEVEN W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $53,265.56 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Parma Amount $53,265.41 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, THOMAS A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $53,265.18 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, JOHN K, JR Employer name Town of Ovid Amount $53,265.11 Date 10/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTCH, GLORIA V Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,264.97 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, DOLORES P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $53,264.94 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, EILEEN M Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $53,264.83 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIOL, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name City of Batavia Amount $53,264.74 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, STEVE M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $53,264.73 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, KEITH A Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $53,264.72 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHARON L Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,264.68 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUCA, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $53,264.63 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCHER, ALAN C Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $53,264.59 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, MADELIN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $53,264.31 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, GLENN W Employer name Galway CSD Amount $53,263.64 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, NICOLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,263.13 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGDIC, DAVID L Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,263.10 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWEIG, SHLOMO C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,262.98 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, MERRY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,262.91 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUSHEHRI, POUNEH A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $53,262.86 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFNER, COREY J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $53,262.81 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLACK, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Bristol Amount $53,262.61 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAS, DAWN-MARIE C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $53,262.53 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,262.53 Date 12/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, RICKY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,261.98 Date 07/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ALEXSANDRA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,261.91 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODERICK, NANCY J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,261.89 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, ANNEKE W Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,261.89 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDEN, HEATHER R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $53,261.76 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, CHARLENE F Employer name Erie County Amount $53,261.56 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, FERNANDO A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $53,261.30 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TERESA L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $53,261.22 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, SHARON A Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $53,261.18 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REFORMATO, KATHLEEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,260.98 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKLEN, JOHN M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $53,260.81 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERGIO, SAMANTHA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,260.17 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHY, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Waterville Amount $53,260.00 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System