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 TOBIN, TARA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, LISA B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBICKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,600.30 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, NIGEL N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,600.26 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, SANDRA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,599.86 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, JOSUE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,599.84 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBNIC, MILAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,599.84 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,599.82 Date 12/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, STEPHEN P Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $50,599.75 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, GEORGE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,599.73 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAROLLI, EDWARD P Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $50,599.53 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDSWORTH, MOSES V Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $50,599.08 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAS, SCOTT A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,599.05 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIVAS, PETER G Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $50,598.71 Date 04/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARPOU, EDWARD A Employer name Village of Speculator Amount $50,598.66 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRILLO, LINDA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,598.55 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KEITH S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,598.54 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINA, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,598.48 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPITELLA, PAULA L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,598.47 Date 12/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNI, JANICE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,598.43 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, BONNIE L Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $50,598.35 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZINI, ANNA S Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $50,598.32 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIN, JEFFREY M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,598.24 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHAWN D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,598.22 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, BRENT R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,598.14 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, YVONNE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,597.72 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZMAN, CHERYL L Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $50,597.57 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENSAILOR, KATHERINE ANNE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,597.56 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUNSTEIN, TERRI L Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $50,597.54 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GREGORIO, PATRICIA L Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $50,597.33 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSERILLO, KRISTINA N Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $50,597.08 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VREDE, MARK L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $50,596.96 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMSTER, ELAYNE T Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $50,596.92 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, PHILOMENA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $50,596.92 Date 10/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOLACH, CHRISTINA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,596.46 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, COREEN J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,596.40 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JILL A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $50,596.34 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, WILLIAM L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,596.32 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, CARLOS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,596.03 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MARY ANN Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,595.69 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEL, ROSALBA Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,595.62 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLBERG, SUSAN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,595.57 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, SCOTT A Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $50,595.35 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVAIR, GINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,595.07 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, SEAN P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,595.00 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, SHARI L Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $50,594.91 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLES, WENDY L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $50,594.89 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELSEN, KIRSTEN Employer name Orange County Amount $50,594.79 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KAREN A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $50,594.73 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEL, TERI T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,594.65 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZILLOTTO, ANTHONY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,594.62 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ZACHARY R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $50,594.61 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALENGO, JULIE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,594.59 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATON, SHERWIN M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,594.52 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUETKEN, ERNEST C Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $50,594.40 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KEITH G Employer name Orange County Amount $50,594.09 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, NICOLE L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,594.07 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $50,594.05 Date 04/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATY, SANDRA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,594.01 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGTON, INGA D Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $50,593.92 Date 05/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TRICIA L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,593.72 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, ERIKA R Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $50,593.24 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, LAURA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,593.21 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDI, ROBERT B Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,592.91 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPASERGI, ANTHONY L Employer name Village of Allegany Amount $50,592.84 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, KHADIJAH S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,592.61 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDELL, GERALD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $50,592.06 Date 11/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, EDWARD W Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,591.72 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJEK, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,591.61 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SHAVON L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,591.54 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSARIS, PATRICIA A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $50,591.32 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, AMANDA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,591.01 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDRICK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $50,590.74 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LORINDA L Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $50,590.34 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUTSKY, JAMES R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,590.12 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHL, SHARON L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $50,590.09 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYON, LAUREN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,590.04 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKE, PATRICK Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,589.32 Date 08/22/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTMYER, RICHARD J, III Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,589.24 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT-BROCKETT, LORNA F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,589.19 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, FELICIA A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $50,589.09 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENNIS A, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,588.53 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJINI, LULZIM Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,588.48 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, JAMIE S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,588.46 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, LENA M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $50,588.10 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERBINO, CRAIG T Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,588.01 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZE, WAI Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $50,587.92 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWER, PAUL A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,587.75 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO-NEUDERFER, TRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,587.64 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KEITH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,587.52 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CLAUDIA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $50,587.39 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACCI-BRAHLER, CHRISTINA L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,586.93 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, VANESSA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,586.68 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, DANIELLE M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,586.65 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, KIMBERLY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,586.55 Date 10/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, CRYSTAL K Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,586.32 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOSHUA I Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,585.74 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, ANTHONY J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,585.67 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOHN O Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $50,585.00 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, LAURA J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $50,584.91 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System