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 PLATE, DANNIELLE C Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $45,656.09 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIOK, WIESLAW Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,656.01 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINARO, PAUL R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $45,656.00 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, LINDA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,655.99 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $45,655.83 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, GRETCHEN Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $45,655.78 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANDREW D Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $45,655.72 Date 06/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFF, PATRICK T Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $45,655.66 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSACK, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $45,655.49 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNEY, TRACY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,655.43 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RAMEON A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,655.29 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNYAN, TIMOTHY A Employer name Broome County Amount $45,655.16 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL W Employer name City of Utica Amount $45,655.03 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, RICHARD B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,654.82 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, RICKY E Employer name Harrisville CSD Amount $45,654.78 Date 11/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CHERYL T Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $45,654.71 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SCOTT F Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,654.39 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGE, MARY A Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $45,654.23 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIVIERGE, BRITTANY L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $45,654.08 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, GREGORY C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $45,653.97 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDT, MELISSA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $45,653.25 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, MARC J Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,653.09 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIESHA L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $45,653.03 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, ROBERT M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,652.79 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEXLER, KATHRYN Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $45,652.65 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, APRIL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,652.26 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLISEY, JUDITH Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $45,652.19 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PATRICK F Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $45,652.07 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDROFF, DAVID J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $45,652.07 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARIA, SABU Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $45,651.83 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, MICHELLE M Employer name Albany County Amount $45,651.79 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIS, STEPHANIE Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $45,651.67 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, KATHERINE V Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,651.66 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JORDYN B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,651.36 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DAVID M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $45,651.30 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTO, DANIEL L Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $45,651.27 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CALEB E Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,651.14 Date 12/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, MARGARET A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,650.56 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, JASON S Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,650.55 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, TRACY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,650.54 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, SEAN L Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $45,650.50 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEAT, TERRY Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,650.47 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CHRIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,650.22 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIL, JAMES S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $45,650.09 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANTI, CHRISTINA Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $45,649.94 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOELKE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,649.70 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, EDUARDO Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,649.60 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNESSEY, KAREN M Employer name Village of Voorheesville Amount $45,649.21 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, DAWN R Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $45,649.13 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, JAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,648.93 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHR, KENNETH H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,648.75 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYTON, TIMOTHY P Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $45,648.59 Date 09/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, NICHOLAS M, SR Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,648.38 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBERRY, GEORGE B Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $45,648.36 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBETTA, PAUL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,647.92 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CAREY Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $45,647.84 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERI, ANTOINETTE Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $45,647.83 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, DEBRA S Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $45,647.76 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $45,647.74 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOKE, KEVIN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,647.45 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JASON F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,647.26 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTON, RUSSELL D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,647.17 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARDE, PAMELA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,647.10 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUDDESTER, JUDITH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,647.02 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, MICHELLE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,646.84 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, SHARON K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,646.61 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DEBBIE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $45,646.45 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENESTON, DAVID S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,646.44 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRETNY, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,646.42 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, DENNIS E, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $45,646.20 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALBY, BRUCE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $45,646.19 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSCH, PENNY A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,645.82 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORIS, KATHERINE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,645.60 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, YVETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,645.60 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADOVANO, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,645.60 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, MARIA T Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $45,645.57 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VOIE, RICHARD P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,645.50 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Cohoes Housing Authority Amount $45,645.41 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GREGORIA, CRAIG J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,645.16 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, LISA A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $45,644.95 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, TRAVIS E Employer name Washington County Amount $45,644.90 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, TAMEKA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,644.86 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRY, TAMMY L Employer name Attica CSD Amount $45,644.80 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDROW, BENJAMIN M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $45,644.65 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CYNTHIA J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $45,644.60 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, RONALD E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,644.53 Date 10/24/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERESHNOSKI, MARY K Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $45,644.35 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, SAMUEL J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,644.28 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LA SHAWNE N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,643.30 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DEBORAH M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $45,643.20 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, FELIX A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,643.10 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRUSIO, KIMBERLY G Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $45,643.06 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOSENKA, SUSAN A Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $45,643.01 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWTER, JONATHAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,642.66 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, PATRICIA A Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $45,642.59 Date 11/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLY, KENNETH M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,642.45 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, GLORIA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $45,642.42 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, RANDY L Employer name Town of Thurston Amount $45,642.14 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTARI, GRACE Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $45,641.81 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, PETER T Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $45,641.77 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System