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 BLANCO, MARIA C Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $46,555.24 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTZ, BETTY Y Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $46,555.21 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYDOR, CAMERON F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,554.88 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEESH KUMAR, FNU Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,554.63 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JAIME A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $46,554.20 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, KIMBERLY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,554.20 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $46,553.85 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONSINGER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,553.64 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KATHRYN E Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,553.64 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMBES, CHAD D Employer name Allegany County Amount $46,553.50 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, GARY J, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,552.91 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LISA A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $46,552.82 Date 10/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Amount $46,552.75 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIO, TRACEE T Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $46,552.72 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELL, JOSHUA B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,552.60 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIOTTI, PHILLIP S JR Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $46,552.52 Date 07/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, JUSTIN E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,552.51 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOHN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,552.51 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, MAUREEN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,552.51 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFINA, DENISE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,552.26 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, KYMBERLY M Employer name Education Department Amount $46,552.21 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETE, MADOE M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $46,552.19 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANT, LAURENE ANN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,552.10 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, STEVEN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $46,552.09 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,551.99 Date 08/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANVILLE, KAREN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,551.78 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPAI, RUSSELL Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,551.78 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, MARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,551.78 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELSON, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,551.78 Date 10/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, ETHEL S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,550.93 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, RANDY L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $46,550.69 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, HEATHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,550.14 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZENER, SUSAN A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $46,549.86 Date 07/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTZLER, JEROME Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,549.70 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLEGA, ANTONIO Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $46,549.47 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTEAU, COLBY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,549.42 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER-OWENS, KAREN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,549.35 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCEMA, ANTHONY Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $46,549.25 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MARY K Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $46,549.15 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLINO, MARY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,549.12 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,549.12 Date 05/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEE, BARBARA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,549.12 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBB, PHILIP F, III Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,549.12 Date 12/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREMS, DENNIS C, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,549.12 Date 08/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, EDWARD L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,549.12 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, MARY E Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,549.12 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINARSKI, RONALD A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $46,549.12 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBOX, SUSAN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,549.12 Date 03/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLOW, LORI A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,549.12 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLISZ, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,549.12 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, HOMER A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,549.12 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHERSBERGER, ANN Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $46,549.12 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ROBERT P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,549.12 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TOVA P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,549.12 Date 07/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, RONDA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,549.07 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, SUZANNE M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $46,548.98 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISCALCO, MARGARET R Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $46,548.80 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, JEFFREY G Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,548.75 Date 06/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENION, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $46,548.75 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMONE, JENNIFER A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $46,548.71 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEELEY, MICHAEL Employer name Albany County Amount $46,548.52 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINATO, ANTHONY G Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $46,548.38 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, ALICIA N Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $46,548.28 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHAL, JESSICA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,548.21 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ANNMARIE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,547.96 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, RICHARD C Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $46,547.79 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, EILEEN E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $46,547.54 Date 07/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR-RIEHLE, MARY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,547.53 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARPI, VICTOR Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $46,547.26 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMBOUGH, LUCINDA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,547.14 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOSH, SWARAJYAM Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $46,547.04 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ALFRED R Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $46,547.02 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPEAU, JULIANA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,546.95 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALEZOS, GEORGE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,546.80 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRIEST, DAVID E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,546.80 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MASTER, JESSICA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,546.80 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAK, PEGGY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,546.80 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JONATHAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,546.80 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, APRIL Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $46,546.12 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDTMANN, GWEN E Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $46,546.12 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, PENNY M Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $46,546.12 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ERIKA L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $46,546.10 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, MARY JO Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $46,546.10 Date 03/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISANTO, MICHELE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $46,545.82 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKENS, JAYNE L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $46,545.81 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, WILLIAM E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,545.74 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELFELDER, CHERYL L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $46,545.64 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADETOLA, ADENIYI O Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $46,545.46 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DONALD G, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,545.23 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELMASZYK, BRIAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,545.20 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, LAUREN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,545.18 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, PATRICIA G Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,544.89 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SCOTT A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $46,544.71 Date 11/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ANNJANETTE L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $46,544.49 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, ROBERT F Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $46,544.31 Date 10/12/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ALICIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,544.01 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $46,543.78 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, GRETCHEN H Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $46,543.73 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHONG, SOON Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $46,543.68 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBIAS, OSCAR W Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $46,543.56 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System