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 GERARD, JACK W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,941.69 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNET, SUZANNE M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $45,941.23 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGANELLI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,941.16 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, SANDRA R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,941.16 Date 05/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, EMILY A Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $45,941.01 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARA, JOHN J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $45,940.96 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, BETSY L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $45,940.80 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTSMAN, THERESA J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $45,940.72 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, DORIANNE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,940.39 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIONE, DAWN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,939.98 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, ISMAEL Employer name Orange County Amount $45,939.98 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,939.78 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOLA, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $45,939.59 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCORE, ALICIA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,939.57 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DING, FANGYU Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,939.52 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, LAWRENCE A, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $45,939.39 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, APRIL R Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,939.00 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, CARRIE LQ Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $45,938.60 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, HSIN-KUANG Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,938.51 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARIE E Employer name Madison County Amount $45,938.43 Date 10/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEVY, RACHEL E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $45,938.36 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARDI, JOSEPH J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,938.34 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, MARK C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,938.29 Date 06/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRENO, THOMAS R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,938.14 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMIL, CAULTON G Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $45,937.75 Date 12/18/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABB, BRIAN K Employer name Columbia County Amount $45,937.60 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTA, ROBERT J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,937.55 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVILLE, REBECCA L Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $45,937.41 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, JOHN L, II Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $45,937.37 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SCOTT J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,937.35 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, BRANDON M Employer name Town of Enfield Amount $45,937.19 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, AISHA N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,937.17 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSIN, BARRY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,936.78 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, KENNETH A Employer name Town of Fine Amount $45,936.66 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEL, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,936.22 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIA, MICHAEL D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,935.86 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,935.84 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, ALAMIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,935.74 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, PATRICIA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $45,935.62 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JEFFREY C Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $45,935.61 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIE, BETH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,935.54 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEITSWORTH, JOHN E Employer name Town of Groveland Amount $45,935.34 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MICHAEL W Employer name Washington County Amount $45,935.14 Date 07/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULDWELL, ANNETTE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,935.11 Date 03/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, STEPHANIE J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,935.10 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIULLI, BARBARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,935.03 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUER, SUSAN Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $45,934.99 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONSDALE, DIANE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,934.90 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULLEA, MICHAEL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,934.64 Date 12/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIONISIO, MARCY Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $45,934.51 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARATA, SUZANNE M Employer name Town of Chili Amount $45,934.34 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMSTEAD, ADRIENNE A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $45,934.26 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAN, VICKI L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,934.16 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEBRA A Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $45,934.15 Date 10/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CURTIS I Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $45,934.10 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DANIELLE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,933.75 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRICKER, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $45,933.34 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALASKOWSKI, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $45,933.12 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOTINELLI, MARIA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,932.94 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, BETH C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,932.39 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRGWIN, JANE L Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $45,932.37 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, MARGARET K Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $45,932.11 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, JUNE M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $45,932.04 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENZFEIER, KEVIN J Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,931.92 Date 03/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, WHITFIELD Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,931.45 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERO, CHARLES G Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $45,930.93 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LARRY Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $45,930.75 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Town of Clay Amount $45,930.55 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, ELIZABETH M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $45,930.46 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, FRANK A Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $45,930.46 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, NANETTE M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $45,930.33 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGON, JODY Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $45,930.33 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, TJUANA N Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,930.27 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCK, AMY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,930.14 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLBACH, DAVID A, JR Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $45,930.09 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, BEANCA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,930.08 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDI, JANINE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,929.97 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, WILLIAM G, III Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,929.97 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTRICH, DARIA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,929.90 Date 12/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALAYCHIK, BARBARA A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $45,929.86 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDEK, JAN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,929.86 Date 07/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOHN O Employer name Parishville-Hopkinton CSD Amount $45,929.70 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALYEA, JOANNE K Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,929.66 Date 07/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, PAUL T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,929.25 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINICKLE, ANGEL L Employer name Tompkins Co Soil&Water Con Dis Amount $45,929.25 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, BRADLEY E Employer name Town of Alfred Amount $45,929.25 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, PATRICIA E Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $45,929.13 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, JEREMY L Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $45,929.07 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, TRACY A Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $45,929.01 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRA, GEORGE Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $45,928.98 Date 09/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, HEATHER E Employer name Seneca County Amount $45,928.75 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MARQUITA N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,928.57 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, HELEN Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $45,928.41 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARI, JULIA M Employer name Madison County Amount $45,928.25 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, JUSTIN C Employer name City of Olean Amount $45,928.23 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULESZ, KATIE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,928.01 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $45,927.84 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DAVID P Employer name Town of Groveland Amount $45,927.79 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, LARRY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,927.77 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSICK, STEPHEN C Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,927.44 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System