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 ESPOSITO, PETER Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $44,190.29 Date 12/11/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, MONIQUE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,190.28 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, WALTER J Employer name Town of Reading Amount $44,190.25 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORO, NICHOLAS Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,190.24 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGER, CHRISTINA Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,190.08 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LYNN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,190.04 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANNIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,190.04 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUME, PATRICIA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,189.85 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASTRZEMSKI, JODI L Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $44,189.78 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFTHEMIS, LAURIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,189.64 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, AVA E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,189.50 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MANUEL E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,188.53 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDLE, GRACE ANN Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $44,188.52 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CARLTON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $44,188.49 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAN, CAROLYN H Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $44,188.47 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB-PEART, PAMELA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,188.41 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTELLA, PAULINE M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $44,188.34 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUR, DAVID M Employer name Town of Chili Amount $44,188.34 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, JAMES S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,188.24 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, ROY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,188.11 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUSAN G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $44,187.96 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURLACH, ROSALIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,187.30 Date 01/06/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIX, TARA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,187.26 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JAMES K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,187.26 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, SEAN P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,187.26 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MICHELLE E Employer name Education Department Amount $44,187.26 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, THERESA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,187.26 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOKS, AMANDA K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,187.26 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MIKEL P Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $44,187.11 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIBA, LEE T Employer name Fulton County Amount $44,187.03 Date 03/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, TASZDEN S Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,187.00 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, ANTHONY R Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $44,186.97 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, BERNADETTE J Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $44,186.95 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,186.87 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHALESE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,186.44 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORT, DARLENE M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $44,186.41 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSCHRAFE, LAURA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,186.27 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEN THOORN, STACEY L Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $44,185.81 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSELIN, SUZANNE M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $44,185.80 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, JAMES R Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $44,185.63 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKERSON, JANINE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,185.45 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMENTILLI, LORI A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $44,185.32 Date 05/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYS, GARY L, JR Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,184.96 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KIM M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $44,184.94 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLSTROM, CAROL A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $44,184.81 Date 08/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELOVER-LANTY, SUZANNE Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,184.80 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANGEL L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $44,184.75 Date 12/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, MINLING Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $44,184.60 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PICCOLO, PAOLA M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $44,184.52 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOK, JANINE M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $44,184.22 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, STEPHEN S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,184.21 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, ANGELICA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $44,184.15 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSTYN, KRISTINE L Employer name Medina CSD Amount $44,183.94 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, SUSAN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,183.85 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITTA, SUZANN Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $44,183.67 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCHOWSKI, ROBERT L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,183.66 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSICA P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,183.61 Date 04/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCE, SARA E Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,183.54 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DAVID S, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,183.51 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARC C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,183.04 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, MATTHEW C Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $44,182.90 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, LAURENCE B, JR Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $44,182.89 Date 04/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUJUIN, GERTRUDE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,182.88 Date 10/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, ANNE E Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $44,182.74 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LAURA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,182.64 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $44,182.64 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RHONDA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $44,182.60 Date 10/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANOS, WILFREDO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,182.50 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAVIA, MATILDE Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $44,182.39 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SUSAN L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,182.35 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, ERIC L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $44,182.29 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGEVIN, AMY M Employer name Albany County Amount $44,182.21 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICA, YVONNE M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $44,181.85 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCHOFF, NIKI O Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $44,181.82 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, JACQUELINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,181.78 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, AMANDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,181.78 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, RICHARD M, II Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,181.78 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLOTTI, BRITTANY C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,181.78 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JACQUELINE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,181.78 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVRILINA, MARIA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,181.68 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, JOSE A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $44,181.45 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, PAUL R Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $44,181.45 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LINDA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,181.25 Date 08/14/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, PETER M, JR Employer name Carthage Wilna Fire District Amount $44,181.20 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, ALEXANDRIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,181.17 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JENNIFER R Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,180.95 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIVA, MARIA NATALIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,180.81 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHAM, TONI M Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $44,180.66 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNEH, MIMMO M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $44,180.43 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, ANTHONY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,180.29 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLS, ALEXANDRA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,180.04 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELT, THOMAS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,180.01 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, NATALIE J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,179.96 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESS, AIYETORO A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $44,179.89 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOEL, JEAN HARRY Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $44,179.82 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROIOS, UANA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,179.60 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LISA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,179.60 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESCHECK, ANTHONY M, JR Employer name Town of Stark Amount $44,179.51 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LAURA R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $44,179.46 Date 10/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, WILLIAM P Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $44,179.15 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System