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 VIGGIANO, REGINA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $44,242.96 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY S Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $44,242.73 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,242.28 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MATTHEW T Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $44,242.22 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, PATRICIA A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $44,242.09 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, LACE-ANN Employer name Chenango County Amount $44,242.01 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICKY D Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,241.87 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUFER, ARTHUR J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,241.77 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, LAURA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,241.61 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HANEGEN, SUSAN D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,241.58 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COALTS, LORI A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,241.48 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYSON, DEAN E Employer name Town of Alma Amount $44,241.37 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, PAUL T Employer name City of Kingston Amount $44,240.89 Date 06/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, DANNY Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,240.77 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TRESSA M Employer name Albany County Amount $44,240.66 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $44,240.58 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, ROY D Employer name Allegany County Amount $44,240.54 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DOUGLAS B Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $44,240.38 Date 06/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LINDA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $44,240.21 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTT, JAMES T Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,240.14 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOEWEY, PATRICIA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $44,239.98 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, ERIKA L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $44,239.88 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMER, AMANDA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,239.46 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, CHRISTA J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,239.16 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGARONE, LAURA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,238.93 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, LAUREL I Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,238.83 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, MICHELLE A Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $44,238.80 Date 06/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, YOLANDA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,238.50 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTRELLA, TONI ANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,238.42 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $44,238.02 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTY, ARTHUR W, JR Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $44,237.67 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, MAUREEN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,237.65 Date 06/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, KRISTIN D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,237.57 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JAIME D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,237.49 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTFORT, DAVID C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,237.34 Date 05/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTINGLY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,237.02 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY E, MS Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $44,237.00 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMPSON, STEVEN J, JR Employer name Town of Fort Edward Amount $44,237.00 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, DONNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,236.61 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, ARIANNA G Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,236.36 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTON, MARYLIN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,236.36 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNZALAN, MINETTE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,236.36 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE-KRIST, CINDA L Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,236.04 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAN, KELSEY U Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $44,235.54 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, ALLYSSA J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $44,235.48 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DARA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,235.28 Date 08/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, BEVERLY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,235.28 Date 04/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, KETLIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,235.28 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, SANDRA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,235.28 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, MERCEDES Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,235.28 Date 01/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASPER, MAUREEN Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $44,235.20 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, OWEN T Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $44,235.19 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, ANDREW J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,235.09 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, MARK A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $44,235.00 Date 03/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ZULMA I Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $44,234.81 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOINS, PATRICIA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,234.75 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, BARBARA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,234.74 Date 12/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINN, VIRGINIA M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $44,234.65 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, JAMES S Employer name Village of Owego Amount $44,234.40 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, CELIA A Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $44,234.23 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMES, FREDERICK A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,234.09 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRK, CHARLES F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,233.90 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, WENDY J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,233.84 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGODA, JENNIFER A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,233.77 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN, NAING A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $44,233.50 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOHN M Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $44,233.48 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, LORIE LEE Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $44,233.35 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTEVEZ, ZORAIDA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,233.32 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REE, PAUL A Employer name Cortland County Amount $44,233.01 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RICHARD R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,232.92 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ROBIN V Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,232.89 Date 11/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHAK, VICTORIA Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $44,232.87 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, MARGARET D Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $44,232.84 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, MARTIN P Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,232.66 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVILLE, KELLY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,232.63 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, MELANIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,232.25 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, GLENN R Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $44,232.11 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $44,232.08 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDY, KAREN J Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $44,232.03 Date 12/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FALL, RONDA L Employer name City of Lockport Amount $44,231.82 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDORFER, MARY G Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $44,231.82 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, WENDY L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $44,231.07 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGI, ROBERT C Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,230.92 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAY, LORRAINE S Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $44,230.73 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, MATHEW Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $44,230.66 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KRISTINA M Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $44,230.64 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN COUR, CHRISTA D Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,230.09 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCZEWSKY, LINDA K Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $44,230.05 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, RAIELLE B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,230.03 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFANO, JACALYN M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $44,229.97 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KATHLEEN G Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $44,229.50 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, TERRY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,229.38 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRANT, COLE M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $44,229.31 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAZIANO, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Fenton Amount $44,228.97 Date 08/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISS, LAURIE A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $44,228.94 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTO, DEBRA Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $44,228.94 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZICK, MARY ANN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,228.49 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OXENDINE, CASANDRA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,228.25 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DENISE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,228.23 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMBER, MICHELLE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,228.08 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System