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 BARTLETT, DEBRA A Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $47,480.41 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRES, JOSEPH A Employer name Madison County Amount $47,480.10 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARJORY Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,479.59 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGEWITZ, FRANK O, JR Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $47,479.56 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, RYAN P Employer name City of Oswego Amount $47,479.52 Date 02/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, PAUL M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $47,479.42 Date 04/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,479.34 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSELS, BRIAN F Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,479.28 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, NICOMA L Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $47,479.25 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ-LOPEZ, JOSE-RAMON Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,479.25 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERUTTI, TAJUANA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,479.16 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARROUN, JEREMY P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,479.11 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, ROBERT J Employer name Cortland County Amount $47,478.78 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, MEGAN C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,478.07 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADHAMS, HEATH A Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,477.82 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPPY, TANYA Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $47,477.80 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TEREASE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,477.40 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIESEMER, MICHAEL A Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,477.39 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIFFEN, NANCY J Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $47,477.34 Date 12/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, CYAD J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,477.03 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICERO, FELICIA Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $47,476.70 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DONALD M Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,476.49 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFTKA, STACEY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,476.46 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODYEAR, JEFFREY R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,476.39 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARK T Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,476.36 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, NATHONN E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,475.56 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RUTH A Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $47,475.37 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, LAURA M Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $47,475.22 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, KELLY S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $47,475.15 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOCELYNE C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,475.11 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMINSKI, KAREN E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $47,475.00 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTY, KENNETH J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $47,474.25 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, VERONICA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,474.19 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, DAVID R Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $47,473.69 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDELL, FRANCA F Employer name Herkimer CSD Amount $47,473.56 Date 04/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JULIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,473.47 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, PIERRE R Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,472.94 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESKIN, LORETTA J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $47,472.78 Date 11/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, CHRIS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,472.74 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJDA, STANLEY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,472.62 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSENBACH, DANIEL R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,472.62 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRILZ, SHAUN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,472.62 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BENJAMIN B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,472.62 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIBOU, WILLIAM H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,472.62 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LYNNE MARIE Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $47,472.48 Date 07/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, STEVEN R Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $47,472.48 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNDRAT, ANNA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,472.42 Date 07/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEDSOE, SARAH E Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $47,472.31 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUTYNSKI, DONNA I Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,472.17 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVICH, VALERY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,471.37 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SUSAN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,471.12 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, SUSANNE H Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,470.78 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRAND, DIANE H Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,470.66 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMON, FRANKLIN E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $47,470.60 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKUL, TAMARA L Employer name Orange County Amount $47,470.59 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANEY, JOANNE M Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $47,470.47 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $47,470.23 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, BRENDA K Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $47,470.16 Date 10/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, NATHANIEL R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,469.81 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSINOVICH, STANLEY J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $47,469.61 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, LYNDA M Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $47,469.31 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONESEN, FRANCINE Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $47,469.28 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MARY Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $47,469.28 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DENISE S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,468.74 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSH, DIANE A Employer name Orange County Amount $47,468.71 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMER, TERRIE J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,468.66 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, JEANENNE C Employer name Albany County Amount $47,468.63 Date 08/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LOLA F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,468.59 Date 11/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISIP, LOTUS D Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $47,468.55 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MARK E, SR Employer name Albany County Amount $47,468.49 Date 10/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, JESSE E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,468.36 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHNAW, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Dannemora Amount $47,468.35 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROXBURGH, JOHN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,468.19 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DINORAH Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $47,468.06 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PUTTE, TRICIA Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $47,467.86 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ELIZABETH Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $47,467.68 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JOHN S Employer name Town of Alfred Amount $47,467.66 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANJORIN, ABIODUN A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,467.61 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, AYLEEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,467.53 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, STEVEN D Employer name Barker CSD Amount $47,467.43 Date 10/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, COLLEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,467.34 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUTZMAN, TIMOTHY A Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $47,466.86 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDDER, SYDNEY L Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $47,466.77 Date 09/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LISA O Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $47,466.74 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $47,466.73 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, SHAWN R Employer name Erie County Amount $47,466.67 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROERE, GRACE J Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $47,466.60 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOEBE, STEPHEN W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,466.56 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINEY, KELLY B Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $47,466.39 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, NEAL Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $47,466.04 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFORD, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,466.02 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUDENT, THOMAS A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $47,465.93 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELHAM, STACEY A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,465.85 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, PINKIE T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,465.83 Date 09/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJKOWSKI, LARRY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,465.68 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, SARAH L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,465.62 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, KATHY L Employer name Essex County Amount $47,465.60 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, BLANCA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,465.37 Date 11/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rome Amount $47,465.15 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, PETER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,464.91 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System