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 PARKS, JAMES P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,195.90 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCHEL, GAIL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,195.90 Date 03/09/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,195.90 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, IVELISSE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,195.90 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARVIN P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $49,195.52 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHERS, KELLIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,195.38 Date 10/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, BRUCE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $49,195.38 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $49,194.95 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRANTE, KIM K Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $49,194.88 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTRICH, DAVID M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,194.86 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, STACY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,194.86 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEMANS, FRANK H, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $49,194.72 Date 08/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ANIAMMA Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,194.58 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYSER, TERESA L Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $49,194.21 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DONNA L Employer name Mc Graw CSD Amount $49,194.12 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDEN, AUTUMN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,194.11 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYEDELE, DEBORAH O Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $49,194.10 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, JOHN Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,194.08 Date 12/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN-ANDERSON, KETINA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,194.07 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TORY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,193.93 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARD, BRIAN P Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $49,193.88 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $49,193.87 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMEL, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $49,193.82 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BETTY J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,193.54 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETNAR, TRACI Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,193.07 Date 06/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGALA, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Village of Akron Amount $49,192.79 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACH, THERESE M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $49,192.75 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASTANG, JAMES A Employer name Town of Victor Amount $49,192.67 Date 09/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMAGATE, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,192.47 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KAREN E Employer name Education Department Amount $49,192.41 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVESKY, WILLIAM R Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $49,192.39 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTVIS, ALLEN D Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,192.39 Date 05/24/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHANELE Y Employer name Yonkers Indust Devel Agcy Amount $49,192.35 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNIER CREMA, ELIZABETH M Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $49,192.28 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, DIANE M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $49,192.20 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL-ROWE, GLORIA Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,192.00 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, ROGER E Employer name Town of Niles Amount $49,191.89 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BARBARA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,191.88 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, BRIAN J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $49,191.83 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLENDA, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,191.61 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JUMAL D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,191.55 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, RONALD D Employer name Town of Troupsburg Amount $49,191.24 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, DANIEL K Employer name Eden CSD Amount $49,191.07 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, MISTY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,190.92 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGH-HARRIS, VICKY M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,190.60 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, KATIE A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $49,190.34 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RUTH H Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $49,190.05 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS-BAKER, ALICE J Employer name Education Department Amount $49,189.80 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEY, JAIME M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,189.66 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, NICOLE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,189.44 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, NANCY I Employer name Greene County Amount $49,189.25 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIE, JONI R Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $49,189.03 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZI, ANTONIO Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $49,188.89 Date 10/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, MARIA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,188.53 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKANIC, DENNIS F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,188.34 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIEZZA, COLLEEN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,188.16 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUERVO, SARA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,188.10 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JIMMIE J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $49,187.90 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGIVERN, APRIL L Employer name Fulton County Amount $49,187.71 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEILL, CARRIE L Employer name Orleans County Amount $49,187.68 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEBEL, RONALD B Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $49,187.65 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, STEVEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,187.51 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERDY, MARY L Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $49,187.48 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MINO, RONA L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $49,187.33 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, DELLA Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $49,187.00 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CHERYL L Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $49,186.66 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, CARRIE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,186.62 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE-NAGLE, KERRYANN Employer name Putnam County Amount $49,186.55 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KEISHA Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,186.51 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLI BOVI, JACQUELINE F Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,186.47 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ-ROSSOL, JOELINE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,186.44 Date 03/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERBO, DEBRA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,186.27 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, SUZETTE M Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $49,186.07 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ELICIA M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $49,185.68 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVINSKY, SANDRA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,185.59 Date 10/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, KAYLA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,185.45 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCONE, DEBRA Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $49,185.38 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROBATTISTA, JOHN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,185.34 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANDERS, MYRNA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $49,185.33 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, JUSTIN J R Employer name City of Corning Amount $49,185.19 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAN, DEBORAH L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $49,185.15 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, JILL K Employer name Village of Phelps Amount $49,185.11 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,184.94 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, KEVIN W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,184.83 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKSHOT, BARRY R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,184.80 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $49,184.41 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,184.30 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ERIK G Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $49,184.29 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANO, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,184.26 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEYEAR, ANTHONY M Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $49,184.24 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLON, JOSHUA P Employer name City of Rome Amount $49,184.05 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHRING, ANNETTE M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $49,183.97 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARBO, RONALD O Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $49,183.86 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAASEWE, SIAKA L Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $49,183.76 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SEAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,183.14 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOUTHWICK, KAREN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,183.11 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, DAWN W Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,182.77 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CHRISTINE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,182.53 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, LESLIE J Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,182.52 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,182.50 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System