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 LA VIGNA, PAUL A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $49,566.73 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, RENEE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,566.66 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, CHRISTINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,566.60 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJOWSKI, JUDITH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,566.60 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,566.60 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, MOHSIN S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $49,566.53 Date 07/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIGO, STEFANIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,566.38 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RANDIE T Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $49,565.74 Date 01/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMPFLER, MAKENZIE T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,565.71 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINCENZO, ANNA ROSE F Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $49,565.56 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MARYELLEN Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $49,565.56 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOHANNY D Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $49,565.52 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE-DE GRAW, PATRICIA L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $49,565.11 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, MARISA Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $49,564.55 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, JUDITH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,564.47 Date 07/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $49,563.91 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, LORI A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,563.58 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTAIN, DONALD L, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $49,563.37 Date 03/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, RONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,563.15 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, RICHELE D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,562.97 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABARIS, EDWARD Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,562.88 Date 11/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZULLO, JOYCE A Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $49,562.66 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, KATHLEEN S Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $49,562.66 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, CHARLES J, III Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $49,562.61 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, FELICIA C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,562.43 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANNIKOS, NICHOLAS S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $49,562.32 Date 01/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNECK, MARK E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $49,562.02 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNAS, GEORGE D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $49,561.99 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONYAN, WENDY A Employer name Otsego County Amount $49,561.71 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOM, TRISHA E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,561.52 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, YIM-BING Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,561.00 Date 02/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEY, CLAUDETTE E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,561.00 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ROSEMARY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,561.00 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, ANTHONY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $49,561.00 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, ARMANDO JR Employer name Education Department Amount $49,561.00 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANNIE O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $49,561.00 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, SHERRI Y Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,560.99 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARTINE Employer name Orange County Amount $49,560.86 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, JUNE B Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,560.80 Date 08/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, ELISABETH A Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,560.59 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, VALERIE R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,560.50 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIEY, CYNTHIA Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $49,560.33 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURRICHIO, LISA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $49,559.68 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MANUEL P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $49,559.66 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINOVRSKI, RONALD J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,559.55 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,559.55 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, LORIE A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $49,559.36 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEQUE, ORDEA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,559.10 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIVERN, JESSICA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,558.99 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOCCIO, BRIAN Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $49,558.53 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ELISABETH A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $49,558.49 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JULIET A Employer name Orange County Amount $49,558.23 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVITT, MICHELLE A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $49,558.02 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAITT-BOWIE, SHIRLEY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,558.00 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JASON D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,557.97 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, MARY C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,557.65 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCHESE, DEBRA L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $49,557.47 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERESI, LUCIA B Employer name James Prendergast Library Amount $49,557.36 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEMENITAS, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $49,557.28 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAES, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $49,557.22 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNSELMAN, JACK M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $49,556.98 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIERT, CHARLES F Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $49,556.91 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, VICKI L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $49,556.76 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $49,556.72 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULARD, JEAN BERNARD B Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $49,556.61 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, PATRICIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,556.60 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIWINSKI, MARK Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,556.54 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, WILLIAM H, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,556.40 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGA, VINCENT, JR Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $49,556.37 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, FREDERICK A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,556.29 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCIOTTA, JOHN M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,556.14 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, MELISSA A Employer name Village of Canisteo Amount $49,556.00 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $49,555.88 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ELAINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,555.83 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES, KATARZYNA A Employer name Warren County Amount $49,555.81 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHNLENZ, MATTHEW P Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $49,555.68 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULCHER, JOHN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,555.46 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, FRED J Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,555.20 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, MARY JAYNE Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $49,555.02 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, LESLIE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,555.00 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTIFF, HOLLY A Employer name Village of Springville Amount $49,554.98 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAINO, JENNIFER P Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $49,554.94 Date 04/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, BARBARA E Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $49,554.92 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KOUGHNETT, MALCOLM D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,554.87 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JEFFERY D Employer name City of Oswego Amount $49,554.62 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, PERRY S Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $49,554.37 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, JUANITA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $49,554.30 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERONI, VIVIAN L Employer name Orleans County Amount $49,554.25 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, RENEE A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $49,554.01 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPO, THOMAS A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $49,553.98 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBIT, ANTHONY M Employer name Yates County Amount $49,553.62 Date 04/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, RANDY E Employer name Town of Providence Amount $49,553.55 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADA, CHARITY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,553.36 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGROTH, CAROLE B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,553.36 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MELISSA L Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $49,553.34 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLENBRUCK, CAROLYN M Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $49,553.34 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTO, ALEXANDER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,553.18 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLIEK, DALE E Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,553.14 Date 12/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, DENNIS W Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,553.02 Date 09/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRECA, SCOTT Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,552.98 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System