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 TORRES, ELISA R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,198.75 Date 04/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, SANDRA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $45,198.75 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, JASON B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,198.68 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTFAGER, SCOTT B Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $45,198.63 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, AMBER M Employer name Village of Millerton Amount $45,198.41 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTELLI, ANTHONY M, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $45,198.40 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULL, CYNTHIA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,198.39 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOARDMAN, JOSEPH H, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,197.88 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESSING, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,197.79 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARONE, ZACHARY S Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $45,197.44 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARETTI, PAMELA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,197.38 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMI, MICHAEL L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $45,197.21 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTMAN, KELLY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,197.08 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEUSCHKE, BRUCE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,197.03 Date 11/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, BENJAMIN K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,197.02 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAROUFA, NAHIDA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,196.96 Date 05/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBDON, JACOB J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,196.85 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATESIC, MAUREEN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,196.82 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DIANE A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $45,196.53 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LENORE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,196.48 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSEN, JOAN M Employer name Greene County Amount $45,196.42 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICK, AMANDA L Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $45,195.96 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSEL, CARRIE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,195.85 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUSTIN T Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $45,195.80 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESS, HENRY A, JR Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $45,195.76 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, BRIELLE J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,195.54 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKKEBUS, TIM S Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $45,195.52 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWITT, WALTER E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,194.91 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZYNSKI, SHARON L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,194.79 Date 04/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOKOPITSKY, GREGORY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,194.76 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WINSTON C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $45,194.58 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DENISE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,194.50 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPELL, LYNN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,194.27 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SEVE, THOMAS J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $45,193.90 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANT, MICHAEL E Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,193.88 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHARLES A, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,193.88 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYLO, MARIA A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $45,193.84 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENKACH, MEGHAN A Employer name Essex County Amount $45,193.65 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINACCIO, CARMELLA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,193.53 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCA-FELS, KAREN S Employer name Cornwall Public Library Amount $45,193.31 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKO, KENNETH J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $45,193.17 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULAR, GRACE A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $45,193.16 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCORSO, SUSAN M Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $45,193.01 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAVAN, LINDA C Employer name Orange County Amount $45,192.92 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LINDA W Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $45,192.90 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, DAWN M Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $45,192.71 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ROXANE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,192.62 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSBANDS, GILDA L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $45,192.60 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, JOHN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $45,192.37 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KIMBERLY R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,192.37 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, DEANNA J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $45,192.32 Date 12/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETE, ALEXANDRA Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $45,192.31 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFF, PATRICIA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,192.08 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TAMMY A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $45,192.07 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICKS, DAVID J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,191.79 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, MICHAEL J Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $45,191.74 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NODINE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $45,191.70 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, MARINA L Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $45,191.64 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMON, JASPER Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,191.49 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBE, SHARI L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,191.27 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKARD, AMY L Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $45,191.26 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROMAN, LYNN A Employer name Town of Jefferson Amount $45,191.06 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DINORAH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,190.60 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYMOND, DONALD Employer name Town of Denning Amount $45,190.55 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, CARMELA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,190.50 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MICHELLE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,190.34 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, CURTIS D Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,190.23 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, ROBERT D Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $45,190.10 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHERYL ANN Employer name Franklin County Amount $45,190.00 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLIKOWSKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,189.55 Date 01/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE, MICHAEL T Employer name Erie County Amount $45,189.45 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGE, THERESA S Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,189.26 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAW, DIANE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,189.26 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATE, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Hounsfield Amount $45,189.18 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, NANCY M Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $45,189.00 Date 09/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, JOHN M Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $45,188.93 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, DEBRA L Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $45,188.92 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGERWALD, CINDY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,188.83 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARQUITA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,188.82 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIVEGNA, ROSEANN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,188.81 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, KELLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,188.78 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUTCHLEY, CATHY L Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $45,188.77 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUDI, DEBRA S Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $45,188.53 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, REBECCA VERHAYDEN Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $45,188.16 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZY, DANELLE N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,188.06 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIMAN, TERESA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,187.80 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENA, DIANE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,187.68 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMINGHAM, SHELLEY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,186.89 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARSASIAN, DANIEL A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $45,186.79 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELIN, GINA L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $45,186.75 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZ, GREG S Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,186.74 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RICHARD L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $45,186.70 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERKO, JAMES J, JR Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $45,186.66 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, KATHLEEN N Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $45,186.59 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CURTO, SUSAN T Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $45,186.59 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYSE, MARILYNN G Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $45,185.71 Date 09/03/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, MATTHEW C Employer name Village of Massena Amount $45,185.65 Date 01/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SHAWN M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $45,185.61 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKEN, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,185.49 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOGICK, KEITH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,185.46 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System