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 HOLT, ARTHUR B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,632.69 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TKACH, YELENA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,632.67 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, THERESA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,632.44 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIWARY-SINGH, JEMIMA C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $52,632.35 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KATIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,632.24 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, MONIQUE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,632.06 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL BRAUN, JENNIFER A Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,631.66 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MARC I Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $52,631.03 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, KEVIN R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,630.98 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLIKSEN, PAUL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,630.96 Date 06/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEFFENBACHER, GEORGE W Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,630.60 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRIGAN, JULIE L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,630.60 Date 04/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JACK A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,630.56 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PETER J, III Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $52,630.30 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEIGHT, CARLOS M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,629.81 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIETO, VICTOR H Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,629.81 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOSA, NICOLE E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,629.68 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, CARVIE M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $52,629.24 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINSING, JOAN A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $52,629.11 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, JULIE P Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $52,628.98 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, WILLIAM H Employer name Lake Pleasant CSD Amount $52,628.97 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, KAREN D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $52,628.88 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, SHAWN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,628.87 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ORLANDO A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $52,628.70 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, HALEA B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,628.60 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDASAMY, PREMACHANDRAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $52,628.29 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTLE, ELAINE A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $52,628.18 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, JANNA C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,627.62 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $52,627.24 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELMASHUCK, CLINTON H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,627.05 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, MICHAEL W Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,626.94 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, DONALD Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $52,626.43 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, TAMMY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,626.31 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBE, CANDACE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,626.04 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBRY, LISA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,625.85 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETRICK, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Chautauqua Amount $52,625.79 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, BERNADETTE M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $52,625.69 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, SHARON M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $52,625.56 Date 03/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDELLI, NICHOLAS F Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $52,625.12 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JAIME L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,624.21 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RONALD D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,624.17 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZYSKI, KATHLEEN C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $52,623.66 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, EILEEN L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $52,623.50 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGLINICKI, SHAWN R Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $52,623.22 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,623.02 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOKOPITSKY, JEFFREY T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,622.84 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERA, SALLY A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $52,622.75 Date 01/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,622.51 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DEBRA K Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $52,622.40 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLEY, SHAWN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,622.36 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANZ, MARK D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,622.23 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGS, MARK D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $52,621.70 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TONIA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,621.51 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MATHEW M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,621.44 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, LISA T Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,621.14 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, DANIELLE R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,621.11 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIS, GEORGE R Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $52,621.08 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANZO, VINCENT, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,620.79 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $52,620.58 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, CAROL M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $52,620.28 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, LOUIS F Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $52,620.26 Date 05/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KIMBERLY R Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $52,620.23 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABEN, MARY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,619.75 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, SHAWN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $52,619.62 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISBON, BERNARD, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,619.59 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, PAULA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $52,619.28 Date 11/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, LAURIE Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $52,618.92 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROME, MONICA A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $52,618.85 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZEL, KAREN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,618.80 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRECHTL, JOHN W Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,618.80 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLINEY, JOSEPH R Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $52,618.59 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAS, AMY K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,618.59 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PATRICIA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $52,618.50 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEMER, TODD M Employer name Orleans County Amount $52,618.49 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JASON A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,618.45 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $52,618.33 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ROBERTO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,618.28 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, BRANDEN R Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $52,617.86 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZEWICZ, MELISSA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,617.79 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, DAVID J Employer name Town of North Collins Amount $52,617.48 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MARTHA E Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $52,617.47 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RENE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,617.44 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, MATTHEW W Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,617.37 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZNIK, RONALD S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $52,617.31 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONIS, EDNA J Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $52,617.05 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, APRIL L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $52,616.82 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMONEK, JERRY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,616.67 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTON, SONJI A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $52,616.28 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $52,616.25 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERMONT, JOSIANNE M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $52,615.90 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEIFKE, ANDREW J Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,615.85 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, DIANE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,615.56 Date 08/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, KATHY ANN Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $52,615.53 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENG, KANG-TING Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,615.37 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLAB, EDWARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,615.35 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, RONI J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,615.35 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, KELLY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,615.34 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, PAMELA T Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $52,614.73 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTINO, ANTONIO Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,614.54 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, WALLIE J Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $52,614.44 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System