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 GARTENSTEIN, DANIEL Employer name City of Kingston Amount $46,816.16 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, NOLAN C Employer name Village of Lansing Amount $46,816.09 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, CATHERINE R Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $46,816.00 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEECHER, MICHAEL F Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $46,815.94 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MARY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,815.92 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, KATHLEEN V Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $46,815.82 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, NICHOLAS R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $46,815.81 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,815.66 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, ROBERT J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,815.64 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHALSKI, JAMES J Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $46,815.38 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, KAREN L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,815.05 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GARY J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $46,814.94 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Troy Amount $46,814.80 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, DAVID J, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,814.50 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CLEO Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $46,814.40 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEITH M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $46,814.04 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, CARLOTTA Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,814.02 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, TERESA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,814.02 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO-PALMER, G P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,814.02 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,814.02 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZ, MARTHA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,814.02 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTT, STEPHEN D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,814.02 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEBORAH R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,814.02 Date 01/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKA, STEVEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,814.02 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, PETER Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,814.02 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, SUSAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,814.02 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JAY D, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $46,814.02 Date 07/12/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,814.02 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFARRELL, PATRICIA D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,814.02 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CATHY A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,814.02 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, EDDIE L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $46,813.97 Date 07/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKEL, PRESTON T Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,813.81 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITH, JODI L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,813.67 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $46,813.59 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGARO, KRISTINE M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $46,813.56 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, KELLY L Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $46,813.52 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JO ANN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $46,813.26 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, KATHLEEN C Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $46,812.93 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALLO, NANCY A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $46,812.80 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,812.74 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, GREGG E Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $46,812.57 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, RHONDA L Employer name Wayne County Amount $46,812.43 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINDER, DEANNE L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $46,812.40 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, COREY S Employer name Franklin County Amount $46,812.04 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, PETER E Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,811.84 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANEY, JULIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,811.46 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BONNIE Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $46,811.28 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, MICHAEL C Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $46,811.01 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATI, DENISE D Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $46,810.91 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENFOLD, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,810.85 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSBURY, JANINE R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $46,810.82 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBOLDT, MICHAEL D Employer name Orange County Amount $46,810.39 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGETT, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,810.10 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERHOUSE, COLEEN L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $46,810.08 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, DEBRA A Employer name Orange County Amount $46,809.70 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, JEFFREY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,809.47 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, JENNIFER A Employer name Village of Pawling Amount $46,809.24 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODMIJERSKY, PAUL M Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $46,808.83 Date 08/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBOLD, ETHELIA A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,808.75 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $46,808.69 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKI, PAULA M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $46,808.67 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $46,808.59 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, LUPE G Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $46,808.49 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOGOWSKI, IRENA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,808.41 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, SUSAN K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,808.39 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, TIMOTHY C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,808.24 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, PATRICIA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,808.20 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, JON P Employer name Albany County Amount $46,808.19 Date 04/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENZEL, DEBORAH M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $46,807.95 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, DANIELLE C Employer name Allegany County Amount $46,807.88 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCZYNSKI, NANCY A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $46,807.85 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLGRAF, EDWARD J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,807.48 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, TRACY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,807.27 Date 09/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ALICIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,807.18 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNOCK, ANDREW B Employer name Massena Housing Authority Amount $46,807.17 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, TRACY M Employer name Cortland County Amount $46,807.10 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TRACEY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,806.88 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, TAMMY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,806.58 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JOHN R Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $46,806.58 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATUCCI, PATTI A Employer name Orange County Amount $46,806.56 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DALE R Employer name Orange County Amount $46,806.40 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANELLIS, NICHOLAS Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $46,806.22 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON-HARRIS, KATHLEEN Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,806.03 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPCIAK, EDNA M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $46,806.01 Date 07/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMERE, DENISE Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $46,806.00 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGANCAMP, CHARLES P Employer name Village of Owego Amount $46,805.90 Date 11/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI VITO, DOMENICO P Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $46,805.24 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGWU, EUCHARIA E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,805.00 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAROSSI, GREGORY Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,804.97 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, ADRIENNE F Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,804.90 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, FRANCES Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,804.84 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGEL, KATHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,804.83 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUNK, JAMES G Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $46,804.21 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, KAITLYN J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $46,803.88 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFT, JIMMY W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,803.55 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIO, KAREN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,803.19 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERFIEN, TINA M Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $46,802.86 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNS, JOELLE N Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,802.52 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, CHRISTINE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $46,802.38 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, MARK P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,802.28 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System