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 TOBEY, RUSSELL H Employer name Town of Southport Amount $51,541.81 Date 08/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, REBECCA M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $51,541.68 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPLUK, BETH R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,541.61 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, ANN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,541.57 Date 05/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDI, MARIE S Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $51,541.45 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCHO, SHARON Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $51,541.33 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, JENNIFER S Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $51,541.25 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, ANDREW C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $51,541.13 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCARO, MATTHEW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,541.05 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KRISTEN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,540.42 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITA, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $51,539.40 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD-WILSON, DIANA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,539.28 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, ANDREW Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,539.21 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEPESKI, DANIEL W Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,539.08 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, BRADLEY Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $51,538.98 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUPHINAIS, VICKI L Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,538.91 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, MELISSA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,538.63 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEFEL SHERMAN, BRENDA F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $51,538.54 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, PETER D Employer name Town of Plymouth Amount $51,538.52 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O GRADY, MICHAEL P Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $51,538.12 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $51,538.02 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTIUCCI, ELIZABETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,537.94 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCIA, VINCENT J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $51,537.89 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, ANNETTE E Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,537.76 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, TODD M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,537.75 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, BRENDA A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $51,537.74 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY J, II Employer name Town of Clifton Amount $51,537.59 Date 12/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINO, EMBER M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $51,537.32 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVINS, DEBRA J Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $51,537.07 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CLARISE P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $51,536.73 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARY C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,536.50 Date 09/04/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, JOHN E Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $51,536.50 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MAKEDA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,536.47 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONK, RANDY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $51,536.32 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMODIKIS, DONNA A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $51,536.09 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOEL D Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $51,535.87 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOENIGK, MARGARET T Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $51,535.54 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, KEVIN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,535.39 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCA, LEA T Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,535.33 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, JOSE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $51,534.95 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, DUSTIN L Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $51,534.89 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BROCKLIN, TRAVIS L Employer name Town of Canton Amount $51,534.87 Date 12/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOHN J Employer name City of Rome Amount $51,534.46 Date 04/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, FRANK E, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,534.07 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JUDITH Employer name Greene County Amount $51,533.90 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, STEPHEN K Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,533.69 Date 05/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SUSAN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $51,533.36 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHER, KRISTINA M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $51,533.22 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROZYNA, JACOB E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,533.08 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LEONARD A Employer name Town of Clarendon Amount $51,533.00 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, STEPHEN L Employer name Orange County Amount $51,532.98 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLVEN, DIANE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,532.72 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSSO, JAMES O Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,532.60 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBAYAGBONA, AISHA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,532.56 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULMER, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,532.47 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUNTA, COSMO A Employer name Town of Gates Amount $51,532.35 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHLE, CAROL A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $51,531.55 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SABU Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,531.18 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNAIR, RYAN E H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $51,531.17 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTEN, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $51,530.87 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, SHANNON J Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $51,530.71 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, CLAUDIA E Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,530.62 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORKOWICZ, MARK W Employer name Alden CSD Amount $51,530.53 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANN MARIE N Employer name Albany County Amount $51,530.31 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZZARRO, GENNARO P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,530.11 Date 03/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, GLENN H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,529.99 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JOSEPH P Employer name Erie County Amount $51,529.95 Date 12/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHROMCZAK, JACQUELINE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,529.75 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVOURIAS, RAFFIELINA Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $51,529.56 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, DAVID C Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $51,529.47 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,529.32 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAEFER, JAKE M Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $51,528.53 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $51,528.12 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALK, DIANE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,528.12 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEMAN, ANGEL Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,528.04 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMMER, RICHARD K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,528.01 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, MARIA T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,527.88 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIMAN, SHEMLYN L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,527.74 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, MARIANNE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,527.39 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPROTH, NANCY K Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $51,526.81 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFT, STEPHANIE Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $51,526.79 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, LARRY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,526.71 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONISZ, ERIK H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,526.48 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, LYNDA J Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $51,526.41 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTLER, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Sandy Creek Amount $51,526.29 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL CASINO, JEAN M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $51,526.10 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEWKSBURY, DALE Employer name Education Department Amount $51,526.02 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, YVONNE D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,526.00 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, FRANK R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,525.87 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENCKOWSKI, ANNE MARIE Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $51,525.32 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCHOFF, BRYAN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,525.29 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUBER, PATRICIA D Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $51,524.99 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLTON, MARY BETH Employer name Jefferson County Amount $51,524.96 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLSE, NOELLE G Employer name Wyoming County Amount $51,524.91 Date 10/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANOFF, JAMES S Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,524.89 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, RICHARD P Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $51,524.46 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALIL, MOHAMED N Employer name Broome County Amount $51,524.34 Date 02/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, AUSTIN H Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $51,524.25 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZO, MARCO Employer name City of Elmira Amount $51,524.22 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIK, DIANE E Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,524.21 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System