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 JAMISON, SAMMIE C, JR Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,712.52 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTRIE, ED A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $44,712.39 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ARTHUR K Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $44,712.38 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON-BURNHAM, DARLENE L Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,712.32 Date 08/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZARD, JAIME L Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,712.32 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIOLI, DIANA L Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $44,712.28 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHECKA, LAURA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,711.93 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, JOSE T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,711.88 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JEAN S Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $44,711.87 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, JUSTINE A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $44,711.78 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNES, KAREN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $44,711.60 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURIELLO, MARIA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,711.55 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, REBECCA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,711.50 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, MICHELE C Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $44,711.05 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, CATHY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,710.98 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JOSHUA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,710.83 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZO, DOMENICK J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $44,710.74 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSCH, JASON B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,710.61 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTERAN, DAVID J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $44,710.43 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BRECHT, GORDON L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,710.36 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TAMEIKA Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $44,710.23 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE-GAMBLE, ERICA E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $44,710.21 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIO, PAULO Employer name Town of Islip Amount $44,710.06 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMINGTON, LYDIA P Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $44,709.87 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LURCOCK, PAUL D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $44,709.80 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURT, MICHELLE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,709.64 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, REBECCA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,709.60 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALBURN, MARK S Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $44,709.57 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENTHALER, HEIDI G Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $44,709.15 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, RANDI L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $44,709.07 Date 10/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDY, GARY E Employer name Town of Avoca Amount $44,709.06 Date 05/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPELKE, ROBIN M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $44,708.84 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKINS, LISE J Employer name Essex County Amount $44,707.98 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVASHANKAR, RASHMI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,707.78 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVEN, CARYL ANN Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $44,707.56 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MADGE I Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $44,707.43 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWA, JENETTE E Employer name Seneca County Amount $44,707.43 Date 05/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TROCCHIO, BARBARA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $44,707.43 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATASAR, HOWARD R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $44,707.18 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINAPOLI, ANNAMARIE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $44,706.85 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUNGILLO, JAMES M Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $44,706.83 Date 08/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIGAN, ANDREW R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,706.78 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KIMMIE SUE G Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,706.66 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADCLIFF, TIMOTHY A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,706.41 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLDENHOUER, THOMAS F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,706.37 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, LAURA P Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $44,706.28 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, ERIC J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,706.22 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, WAYNE K Employer name Franklin Co Solid Waste Mgt Au Amount $44,706.18 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $44,706.10 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RAYMOND J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,706.01 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHEL, BRIE E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,706.01 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, ZACHARY D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $44,706.01 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, TRISHA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $44,706.01 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, JOAN M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,705.81 Date 09/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MATTHEW G Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $44,705.75 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, RYAN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,705.63 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFUSO, AUDENE M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $44,705.53 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIR, CHARLES F, JR Employer name Town of Harmony Amount $44,705.29 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMIE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,705.14 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, ISSAC S Employer name Town of Gates Amount $44,705.01 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAGANA, AMY I Employer name Seneca County Amount $44,704.84 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PATRICIA A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,704.80 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNA, JAMES E Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $44,704.56 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SARNO, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,704.51 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, TYLERE G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,704.37 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, TRACY A Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $44,704.19 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWERS, AMY MARIE Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $44,704.13 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, GERARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,704.02 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, ERIC L Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $44,703.92 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, NICOLE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,703.41 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERSCHAFER, DAVID W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,703.40 Date 11/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, BRIAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,703.17 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTACHIARI, FRANK J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,702.82 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULSKEY, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,702.31 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, COURTNEY O Employer name Broome County Amount $44,702.28 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, KARLA M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $44,702.19 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBFLIESH, KENNETH M, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,701.70 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURK, MARRI A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $44,701.65 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELHINNEY, ALISSA D Employer name City of Utica Amount $44,701.58 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDFORD, JAMES R, JR Employer name Port Washington Water Poll Dist Amount $44,701.18 Date 04/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXAUER, LAWRENCE V Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $44,700.79 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOW, DENNIS E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,700.79 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO RUSSO, PHYLLIS Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $44,700.77 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOHN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,700.76 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, SEAN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,700.72 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, GIDGET M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,700.55 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL-DITTMANN, SUSAN Employer name Broome County Amount $44,700.41 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, LORRAINE N Employer name Broome County Amount $44,700.41 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANOIS, PATRICIA M Employer name Broome County Amount $44,700.41 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, JAMES D Employer name Herkimer County Amount $44,700.33 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, DEBRA Employer name Warren County Amount $44,699.39 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MARVA E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $44,699.23 Date 03/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOWSKI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,699.17 Date 06/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, DENISE L Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $44,699.08 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, KYLE J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $44,699.00 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARY, FEHTEYA S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,698.86 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, ROSEMARIE D Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $44,698.84 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEENAN, GEORGE T Employer name Town of Owego Amount $44,698.73 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDELL, BARBARA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,698.42 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANTI, JOHN R Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $44,698.19 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System