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 CONNER, KATHLEEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,892.10 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONSKI, NATHAN J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $51,891.80 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,891.36 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREGO, PAMELA E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $51,891.29 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, MARY Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,891.28 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, SAM Y Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $51,891.26 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, MELANIE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,891.13 Date 01/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREANO, ADRIANA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,891.06 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, ADRIAN J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $51,890.85 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARBY, BAMBI L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,890.76 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAS-LABOY, CHINA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,890.64 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DAWN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,890.48 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARY, CAROL A Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $51,890.44 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEDZIC, ANN O Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,890.41 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSEY, KEVIN T Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $51,890.33 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DAVID W, JR Employer name Waterford Water Commission Amount $51,890.31 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PATRICK J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $51,890.25 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREINBROOK, VICTORIA F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,890.22 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COEN, KELLY R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $51,890.16 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, LEON G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $51,890.04 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAKER, AMY J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,889.87 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, AHMAD K Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $51,889.68 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JOHN P Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $51,889.48 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JUDITH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $51,889.44 Date 05/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODGERS, DEBORAH C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,889.12 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECZYNSKI, DENNIS Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,888.91 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHLMAN, THOMAS G Employer name Town of Arcadia Amount $51,888.91 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, CLARILLEZ D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,888.87 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARD, KAREN L Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $51,888.47 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, JOSEPH W Employer name Village of Sylvan Beach Amount $51,888.44 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURGH, SIMON D, III Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $51,888.36 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PETER F Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,888.34 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANI, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,888.31 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD J Employer name Walton CSD Amount $51,887.90 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLUSKA, ELIZABETH J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,887.82 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENIEK, JAMES E Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $51,887.00 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCE, MELINDA J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $51,886.98 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGLE, HARRY E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,886.93 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MEGAN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,886.85 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ROSEMARY Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $51,886.70 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARING, BARBARA A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $51,886.53 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMANOWICZ, RISHA Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $51,886.42 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JEAN, WADLER Employer name Education Department Amount $51,886.40 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BRENDA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $51,885.97 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACAULEY, STEPHANIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,885.92 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACOMBER, JOYCE E Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $51,885.92 Date 08/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLINI, LINDA J Employer name Erie County Amount $51,884.72 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHNELL, RICKEY A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $51,884.64 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCAR, WALTER W, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $51,884.58 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DOROTHY Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,884.29 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, SHARON A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $51,883.90 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, ANDREW B, JR Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $51,883.80 Date 10/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, KAITLIN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,883.74 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILOWIT, MICAH R Employer name Albany County Amount $51,883.59 Date 12/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCA, JANET Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $51,883.09 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,882.95 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, JOSEPH T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,882.71 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JOYLENE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,882.22 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGBORN, LORI A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,882.21 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNETT, DAVID A Employer name Madison County Amount $51,881.80 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, SHARON R Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $51,881.78 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTER, NICHOLAS P Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $51,881.68 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSOLL, ERIN M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $51,881.54 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DANYLE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,881.11 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, JAMIE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,880.96 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $51,880.92 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHELLY A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,880.78 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $51,880.71 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHFORD, BRIAN K Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $51,880.70 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INZINNA, JASON T Employer name Erie County Amount $51,880.55 Date 07/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUIA, JACK A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,880.32 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ DE LA CRUZ, SANTO Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,880.30 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, BERNARD V Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $51,880.23 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,880.05 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGUE, LAURA A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $51,879.93 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOCELYN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $51,879.78 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-SHANNON, DENISE B Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $51,879.61 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO-HENRIQUEZ, WANDA I Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $51,879.60 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, NANETTE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $51,879.56 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAROWICZ, ANNE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $51,879.42 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, NEVILLE C Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,879.39 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANHERTZ, PAULETTE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,879.20 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, JOHARA B Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,879.20 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REKCZIS, JOHN W Employer name Schuyler County Amount $51,879.14 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALINOWSKI, JANINE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,879.06 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, JACQUELINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,878.91 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, CAROLE A Employer name Broome County Amount $51,878.86 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GHIE, SABRINA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,878.81 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERDUTO, CHERYL A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $51,878.77 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CYNTHIA J Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $51,878.02 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCUE, MARY I Employer name Washington County Amount $51,877.90 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAITZ, NICOLE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,877.86 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJOUS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $51,877.59 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, EARL J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,877.49 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, NICOLE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,877.35 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, WILLIE E, JR Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $51,877.30 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, SEAN K Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $51,876.72 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRONE, MARY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,876.72 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREPELA, FRANK C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,876.67 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, MICHAEL W Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $51,876.33 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System