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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name SPAFFORD, ROBERT E, JR Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $44,049.98 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, HEATHER L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,049.86 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLEY, EMILY S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $44,049.78 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTALO, LISA M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,049.69 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSLEY, ADELE L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $44,049.64 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, VERNON L, JR Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,049.63 Date 03/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBLE, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $44,049.62 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DONNA B Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $44,049.60 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, CATHERINE M Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $44,049.33 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETZAK, PEGGY C Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $44,049.32 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEWSKI, VIRGINIA LEE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,049.24 Date 04/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRAH, JAMES L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,049.20 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, JOHN J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,049.15 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ALVARO Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,049.02 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRNON, ELATISHA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,049.00 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHE, DEBORAH J Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $44,048.75 Date 09/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCO, JACQUELINE D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $44,048.72 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGAN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,048.68 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, DEREK S Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $44,048.52 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DOUGLAS V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $44,048.25 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKILLMAN, SAMANTHA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $44,048.07 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JENNIFER JM Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,048.06 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURK, DONNA J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $44,047.78 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MADELYN Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $44,047.71 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, SCOTT L Employer name Allegany County Amount $44,047.54 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ROGER L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $44,047.47 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNITZER, STEVEN Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,047.40 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,047.34 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCE, CRYSTAL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,047.25 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCA, PATRICIA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $44,047.20 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPSTEEN, JAMES Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,047.20 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, SHERRY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,047.04 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, BETTE ANN Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $44,046.73 Date 06/06/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, JASON R Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,046.73 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, LINDSAY C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,046.66 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, ALICIA D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $44,046.46 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, JANET E Employer name Town of Schaghticoke Amount $44,046.39 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WILLIAMS, RANDOLPH Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $44,046.33 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAGNA, PATRICIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,046.32 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOHER, BRIDGET B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,046.11 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, AMBER L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $44,045.57 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, JORDAN N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,045.40 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TIMOTHY L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,045.23 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMA, KELLIE R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $44,045.23 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACK, TONI M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,045.22 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, MAXINE E Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $44,045.21 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESPREY, ANDREW B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,045.12 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, MARIA C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,044.93 Date 12/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, NICOLE R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $44,044.92 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,044.88 Date 05/05/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKELI, MATTHEW W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,044.64 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFRAM, HERBERT E Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $44,044.53 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIURZYNSKI, DONNA M Employer name Akron CSD Amount $44,044.39 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, KRISTA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,044.18 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERSTEIN, ROBERT C Employer name Canaseraga CSD Amount $44,043.98 Date 09/11/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DERRICK Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,043.91 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $44,043.90 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCE, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Sodus Point Amount $44,043.85 Date 08/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKER, HAROLD G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,043.73 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, GRANT M Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,043.46 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, LEAH G. Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $44,043.23 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA, TAYLOR A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $44,043.13 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZI, RAYMOND G Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $44,042.93 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMMASONE, JENNIFER M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $44,042.85 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEON, YVETTE M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $44,042.70 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOY, ROBERT Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,042.52 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, DIANE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,042.44 Date 02/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, TODD R Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,042.28 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIZON, JOSE PAULO Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,042.25 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESCZYNSKI, ANTHONY J Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $44,041.67 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTZ, SUSAN R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,041.63 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPP, SANDRA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,041.54 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, THOMAS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $44,041.36 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC PHILLIPS, KYLE P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $44,041.36 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, MARY E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $44,041.15 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTERTON, CLEVON M Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $44,041.13 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGUE, LUKE D Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $44,040.92 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMID, WALLACE W Employer name Village of West Carthage Amount $44,040.82 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSBY, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $44,040.63 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LEE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,040.36 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, LEILANI A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $44,040.29 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, JULIE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,039.87 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, SHAWNA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,039.54 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ANDREA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,039.46 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIMER, CARMEL F Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $44,039.39 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW D Employer name Town of Rodman Amount $44,038.89 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG-ARENA, TRACEY A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $44,038.71 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZYK, MARK C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $44,038.58 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYE, MICHELE J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $44,038.52 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASICKI, JONATHAN P Employer name City of Oneida Amount $44,038.48 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEHOE, NANCY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,038.23 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, MARK A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,038.08 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Albany County Amount $44,037.70 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, JAY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $44,037.69 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MAGGIE A Employer name Town of Richmondville Amount $44,037.49 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, SANDRA J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,037.38 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARFIELD, PAULA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,037.10 Date 08/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIMORE, MARY J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $44,036.84 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LISA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,036.84 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHCART, MARIA D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $44,036.84 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System