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 MC ADOO, TRAVIS R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $44,023.21 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, THOMAS C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,022.94 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, JORDAN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $44,022.91 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUSTIS, RICHARD C, III Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $44,022.72 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, STEPHEN L Employer name Tioga County Amount $44,022.72 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, THOMAS M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $44,022.66 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICEUS, JUNIOR Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,022.57 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, STEPHEN C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $44,022.55 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, JAMES M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,022.13 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSE, MARK J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $44,021.25 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURORE, NADIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,021.13 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KATHY L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $44,021.12 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROSEMARIE J Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $44,020.99 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHAEL ANN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,020.87 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVES, CHANTEL M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,020.57 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLICK, DONNY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,020.48 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, TIM A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,020.34 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,020.27 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMBLITT, DANIEL R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $44,020.24 Date 04/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMEFREDDO, ANGELIQUE Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,019.98 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUCS, DAVID M Employer name Allegany County Amount $44,019.68 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, SARAH L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,019.66 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERES, GEORGEANN C Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $44,019.52 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDICH, DANIELLE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,019.50 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHN, DOREEN A Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $44,019.34 Date 08/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, KAREN S Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $44,018.94 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTY, KEVIN J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $44,018.93 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDNOR, TAKIA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,018.14 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON-FERRIS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $44,018.02 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTINGER, SUZANNE Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $44,018.02 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY H Employer name Madison County Amount $44,017.92 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGEL, TIARA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,017.56 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, LEZA E Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $44,017.53 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINA, MELISSA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,017.26 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSTEL, JESSICA L Employer name Albany County Amount $44,017.20 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSDEN, TODD E Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $44,017.02 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, DOUGLAS A Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,016.47 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSCHKAT, JOANN E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,016.40 Date 10/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAPPA, JANE E Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $44,016.35 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, BARBARA M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $44,016.35 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEAU, BRIDGET M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $44,015.90 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, PAUL R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $44,015.64 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, SHARON R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,015.64 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERRICK, HOWARD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $44,015.62 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIS, ZSUZSANNA Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $44,015.49 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIL, REGINALD Employer name Nyack Housing Authority Amount $44,015.42 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, RACHEL M Employer name Herkimer CSD Amount $44,014.95 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACEY, JACQUELINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,014.92 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, FAITH J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,014.92 Date 03/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUSAMA, PAUL A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,014.92 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, AASIM U Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,014.92 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, STEPHANIE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,014.92 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ROSEMARY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,014.92 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ROBERT C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,014.92 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBALI, KHEMWATIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,014.92 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, LORETTA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,014.92 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DEVAN L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $44,014.81 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, ELSA D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $44,014.54 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, MARILYN J Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $44,014.45 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, ROBERTO C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,013.78 Date 12/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWARTLER, LISA A Employer name Orange County Amount $44,013.53 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTELNIK, CALLEN E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,013.51 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, WENDY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,013.35 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, DIANNE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,012.88 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARK C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,012.87 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSE, NATOSHA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,012.86 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBERTI, SUSAN E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $44,012.58 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISEN, DWIGHT M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,012.58 Date 05/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCO, GAIL E Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $44,012.02 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEIKERT, MARGARET Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $44,012.00 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANISH, PATRICIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,011.92 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, ORAL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,011.81 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ADRIAN M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,011.80 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWKINS, STEPHANY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,011.76 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, JEFFREY C Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,011.72 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SEAN G Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,011.72 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, LOIS-MAE H Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $44,011.56 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, DAWN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,011.52 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ARNOLD H, JR Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,011.41 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPREY, LINDA L Employer name Town of Malta Amount $44,011.18 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPERT, JASON J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,011.13 Date 03/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC IVER, ELENA D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $44,010.80 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSIL, MARIA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,010.72 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINN, ZACHARIAH J Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $44,010.70 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIMACK, RICHARD J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $44,010.68 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABALA, BARBARA E Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $44,010.67 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS BAKER, GEORGIA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,010.64 Date 12/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, KELLY A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $44,010.46 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DEVIN D Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,010.37 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, CHRISTINA B Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $44,010.25 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LINDA L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $44,010.20 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, ERIC F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,009.74 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSTED, PHILIP B, JR Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $44,009.67 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, ANEELA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,009.56 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMWAY, MICHAEL C, JR Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $44,009.53 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUMAN, AMY C Employer name Erie County Amount $44,009.39 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, MARIA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,009.17 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH-CHRISTMAN, DEBRA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,009.09 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, SEAN B Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,008.73 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIANDI, LISA A Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $44,008.60 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System