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 HAUSER, ANDRE, SR Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $47,521.01 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,520.82 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW P Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $47,520.38 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBREY, SONYA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,520.24 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINELL, JEFFREY D Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,519.53 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ALLISON A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,519.21 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCSIS, CHERIE K Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $47,518.90 Date 10/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, BEVICE E Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $47,518.62 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, PAMELA S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,518.33 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, COLLEEN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,518.32 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, DIANE M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $47,518.23 Date 04/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, TAMMIE C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,517.96 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Arietta Amount $47,517.42 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRALL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,517.38 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, SALVATORE, JR Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $47,517.10 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEARINGEN, SANDRA L Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $47,516.82 Date 09/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAWN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $47,516.79 Date 06/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHLAND, HEIDI M Employer name Putnam County Amount $47,516.74 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, HOWARD, II Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,516.35 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALKO, DENNIS D Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $47,516.24 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLINO, JANET L Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $47,516.24 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, VINCENT L Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,516.10 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOREN, TRACY B Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $47,515.99 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, NOREEN M Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $47,515.88 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RICHARD Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $47,515.86 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHRER, DAVID S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,515.65 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, EDWIN E Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $47,515.51 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIO, EUGENE J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $47,515.04 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARA Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $47,514.93 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Port Henry Amount $47,514.69 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, SHERRIE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $47,514.67 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, RICHARD R Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $47,514.59 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTHERS, DAVID G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,514.45 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, KIM M Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,514.34 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, MATTHEW Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $47,514.31 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLELUORI, JOELINE M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $47,514.16 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EVELYN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,514.12 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOSE D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,513.95 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, ANDREW S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,513.95 Date 06/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPRENANT, MEGAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,513.77 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALODAT, AUDREY A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $47,513.71 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLMAN, BRIDGET K Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $47,513.64 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, KATHLEEN V Employer name Attica CSD Amount $47,513.47 Date 06/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKO, DALE M, JR Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $47,513.34 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SEAN J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $47,513.24 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, JOANNE Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $47,513.01 Date 03/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDO, KYLE B Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $47,512.91 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGREN, DIANE C Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $47,512.86 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLARCYK, KELLY Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,512.85 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SCOTT R Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,512.81 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, JOYCE MAE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,512.76 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, KATHARINE M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $47,512.58 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, SHIRLEY A Employer name Erie County Amount $47,512.50 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, MELISSA P Employer name Walton CSD Amount $47,512.46 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RONALD P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,512.35 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOI, KRISTINA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $47,512.19 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $47,511.88 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKHOLDER, LEA K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,511.84 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK R Employer name Village of Springville Amount $47,511.75 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, DENNIS M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $47,511.71 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, ABED Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,511.38 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIS, ALLISON D Employer name Warren County Amount $47,511.27 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMARATA, DEBORAH L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,511.24 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEL, WESLEY A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $47,511.08 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $47,511.04 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, CHRISTY A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $47,510.75 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACLERIO, MIMI C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $47,510.67 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, ERIC R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $47,510.08 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, MICHELLE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,510.03 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIL, KATRINA M Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $47,509.93 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, JOHN M Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $47,509.92 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, DANIEL J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,509.88 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SANDT, KYLE A Employer name Esp Performing Arts Center Corp. Amount $47,509.65 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, RONALD A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $47,509.44 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWINSKI, LISA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,509.07 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DONNA J Employer name Education Department Amount $47,508.77 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, TRACE R Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $47,508.74 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMERFORD, CAROL A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $47,508.63 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, ANGELA A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $47,508.57 Date 05/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, JANICE C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,508.56 Date 02/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAS, JOSE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $47,508.42 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADT, DAVID O Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $47,508.27 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $47,508.19 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, BRENDA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $47,507.98 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLZE, DANIEL L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,507.90 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSE, NICOLE D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,507.77 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JASON R Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,507.67 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINI, TANA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,507.56 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ERIN E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,507.56 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, NATHANIEL J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,507.56 Date 08/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, JENNIFER L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,507.56 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYDLO, MICHAEL Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,507.56 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, LUCIA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,507.30 Date 01/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, ALAN P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $47,507.23 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, JOSEPH K Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $47,507.12 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JANNICE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $47,507.12 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASS, PAULINE Y Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $47,507.12 Date 04/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIN-WASHINGTON, PAMELA Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $47,507.12 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, LYDIA E Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $47,507.12 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, MERYL I Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $47,507.12 Date 03/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System