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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name BESSEY, IRENE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,951.20 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LYNN M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $48,951.09 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROWER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,951.08 Date 01/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYNH, CYNDIE V Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,950.75 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBELLO, KEVIN C Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $48,950.72 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, ALFRED F, JR Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $48,950.68 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACI, MARC A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,950.58 Date 05/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRYANN, JEFF R Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,950.55 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITZ, CRAIG G Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $48,950.50 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $48,950.44 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, TERESA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,949.59 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLINO, SAMUEL C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $48,949.43 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, DEVON M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $48,949.42 Date 12/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, DAVID M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,949.16 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, LILLIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,949.02 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, DOUGLAS J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,948.94 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORIELLO, DIANE Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,948.90 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLON, MICHAEL U, JR Employer name Yates County Amount $48,948.89 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, TODD A Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $48,948.80 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, SUSAN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,948.40 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNANGST, LAURA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,948.30 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOJO, DAVID R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $48,948.27 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, PATRICIA L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $48,948.21 Date 05/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTERING, LYNNANN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,948.19 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYBOS, KELLYANN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $48,948.17 Date 03/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, DEBRA L Employer name Madison County Amount $48,948.03 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URZUA-COLON, CLAUDIA C Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $48,947.75 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, ERIC E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,947.74 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEN, ALICIA Employer name City of Auburn Amount $48,947.56 Date 05/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILKAS, GERALD R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $48,947.50 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, JENNIFER J Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $48,947.46 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, DENNIS A, JR Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $48,946.86 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, NATALIE S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,946.82 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JAMES Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $48,946.74 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RUSSELL C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $48,946.50 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, KELLY J Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $48,946.46 Date 09/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSANDRA, VICKIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,946.44 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KAREN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,946.42 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, LAURA L Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $48,946.33 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLENBECK, BARBARA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,946.19 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TINA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,946.18 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WECHE, GREGORY J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,945.94 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTNUT, MARLA M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $48,945.84 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEON, MARCI L Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,945.78 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKWARD, TERRI J Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,945.78 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ANNA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,945.78 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPONARO, PATRICIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,945.78 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAGE, ENRICO N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,945.48 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ANTHONY Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $48,945.28 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIDEL, WALTER A Employer name Town of Walton Amount $48,945.26 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, COREY R Employer name Essex County Amount $48,945.25 Date 02/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIJNYK, NICHOLAS V Employer name North Merrick Pub Library Amount $48,945.19 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TRAVIS D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $48,945.18 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCOCIO, SHERI J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,944.82 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, KALEB N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,944.82 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGONER, DAWN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,944.66 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DANA L Employer name Town of Nunda Amount $48,944.51 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DUFF, EARL J, III Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $48,944.41 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNEJO, FAUSTO Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $48,944.38 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOLA, NICOLINA Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $48,944.07 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, RONALD J, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $48,943.92 Date 05/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, SEAN P Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $48,943.86 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, SALLY A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $48,943.49 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRO, MELISSA F Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $48,943.49 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATKO, MARK R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,943.13 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, TAMARA E Employer name Erie County Amount $48,942.93 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATO, JOHN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,942.84 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JACQUELINE C Employer name Essex County Amount $48,942.60 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, JASON J Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $48,942.53 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAMELA L Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $48,942.45 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGNER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $48,942.44 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLON, RUDIS Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $48,941.84 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DIANA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,941.82 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, JAMES J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,941.82 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, RICKY B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,941.59 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERGROEF, BRUCE P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,941.59 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRERO, ELLEN I Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $48,941.56 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSAR, CARLA C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,941.54 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSORTE, SUZANNE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,941.53 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKIEWICZ, DAVID P Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $48,941.50 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, EVELYN E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $48,941.43 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEHLIK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $48,941.35 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEFSKY, MICHAEL J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $48,941.32 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAPCHIN, CHARMINE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,941.02 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONER, JOANNE G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $48,940.60 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONGO, CHARLENE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,940.52 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, ROBIN F Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $48,940.35 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNE, JOSEPH T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,940.10 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETRE, SUZANNE Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,939.75 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLINGTON, DAVID D Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $48,939.66 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVEDIO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $48,939.60 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, GARY M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $48,939.28 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ARTURO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,939.13 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, RACHEL L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,939.07 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCTIGUE, KEVIN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $48,939.06 Date 07/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POFF, AMY E Employer name Tioga County Amount $48,939.06 Date 12/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTADO, ANA L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $48,938.94 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERI, MARION K Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $48,938.72 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, VALARIE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,938.43 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPINALL, SANDRA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,938.38 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System