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 DE STEFAN, MARGARET M Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $47,630.59 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPLINGER, KRISTIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,630.46 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULTLESS, JENNIFER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,630.30 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, ISAMAR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,630.16 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOELLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,630.15 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SUSAN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $47,630.02 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, RENEE S Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $47,629.94 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, NICHOLE Z Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,629.92 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECERRA, MIMA Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,629.51 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, LARRY Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $47,629.35 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, ROBERT W Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $47,628.84 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JAMES M Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,628.48 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADABO, LORRAINE Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $47,628.48 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JERALYN Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $47,628.48 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINSBERG, PATRICIA A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $47,628.48 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUVOLO, LORRAINE F Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $47,628.48 Date 12/18/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DEBORAH A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $47,628.48 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, MADELINE M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $47,628.48 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLIVER, LISA C Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $47,628.48 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAZIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,628.42 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, DANIEL J Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $47,628.04 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, RONALD G Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $47,628.04 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUSAN M Employer name Essex County Amount $47,627.99 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, SUSAN L Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $47,627.93 Date 10/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, COMIS P Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $47,627.92 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETO, NICHOLAS Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $47,627.87 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, TEONA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $47,627.65 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALERIU, FRANCISKA L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $47,627.55 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, VALERIE A Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $47,627.50 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, MICHELLE L Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $47,627.50 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, MARIE A Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $47,627.50 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGER, ROSALIE D Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $47,627.50 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMPINE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $47,627.50 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ELLIE J Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $47,627.50 Date 06/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, BONNIE Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $47,627.50 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIANO, MARCUS G Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $47,627.38 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, EARL A Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $47,627.20 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CLINT E Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $47,627.19 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTENO, KAREN J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,627.10 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINART, CHRISTINE E Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $47,627.04 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEY, SINCLAIR L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,626.98 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHANS, DONNA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,626.88 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, JAMES A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $47,626.85 Date 06/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MELANIE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,626.81 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, MARK R Employer name Village of Perry Amount $47,626.78 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,626.58 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORNICZAK, TADEUSZ A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $47,626.50 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, JEROME W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $47,626.50 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, MATTHEW R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,626.37 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHORER, BRIAN M Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $47,626.36 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIS, CELESTE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,626.14 Date 08/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRYKER, VINCENT J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,626.14 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ANGEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,626.08 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, NATHAALIE N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,626.04 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AUGUSTINO, MICHAEL A, II Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,625.87 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWPORT, DAVID W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $47,625.80 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEET, SHIRLEY A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $47,625.75 Date 01/02/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETTE, HAROLD A Employer name Town of Malone Amount $47,625.58 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERI, NATALIE L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,625.47 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, SARAH L Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $47,624.98 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, JESSE G Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $47,624.91 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIL, MITCHEL H, SR Employer name Town of Lisle Amount $47,624.82 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, PAUL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,624.60 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT-BRUNO, BARBARA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,624.51 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, JO ANN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,624.20 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, BRIAN C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,623.90 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JASON P Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $47,623.59 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, SCOTT A Employer name City of Troy Amount $47,623.58 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $47,623.28 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, THOMAS A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $47,623.26 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLMATEER, GREGORY A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $47,623.25 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, TAMMY D Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $47,623.15 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, PENELOPE Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $47,622.48 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPCUN, JOSEPH J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $47,622.45 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLUE, YVONNE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,622.43 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDDIN, MOHAMMAD N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $47,622.26 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWON, SANGIL Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $47,622.06 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, JERIT C Employer name Town of Orwell Amount $47,622.01 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CONSTANCE R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,621.81 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,621.71 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRAUGER, LOIS J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,621.64 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIGUERE, MELISSA S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,621.48 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSHUA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,621.47 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAMVAS, ANDREA R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $47,621.42 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, PAMELA D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,621.34 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDOUIN, MARIE M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $47,621.29 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, MAUREEN V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,621.17 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSIS, TRACY S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $47,621.11 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, LINDA J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,621.11 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Albany County Amount $47,620.90 Date 04/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESROCHES, DAVID A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $47,620.87 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, MONA Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $47,620.73 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIGHTNER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $47,620.62 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BIONDO, JANET L Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $47,620.58 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWENSOHN, BARBARA L Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $47,620.30 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, AIMEE Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $47,620.23 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGIULO, CARY H Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $47,620.09 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKLOS, CARIN A Employer name Erie County Amount $47,619.80 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFF, MARY ANN Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $47,619.62 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHEROW, JOLENE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,619.41 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System