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 EARL, DOUGLAS W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,939.37 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOZO, NATALIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,939.37 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFFELD, MATHEW L Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,939.37 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPSON, MARY ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,939.37 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, THOMAS P Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $43,939.36 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTEA, JUAN R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,939.28 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, TRACIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,939.06 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANER, PATRICIA M Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $43,939.03 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, LIZZIE B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,938.62 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ESTELLA F Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,938.43 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, AMIE F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $43,938.30 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, SHEILA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,937.91 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $43,937.88 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRGA, ANDREW S Employer name Washington County Amount $43,937.67 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, ERICA R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $43,937.61 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ALEXANDRA S Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $43,936.88 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MARILYN S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $43,936.72 Date 07/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, MARTINE A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $43,936.69 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, BRADLEY T Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,936.55 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, VICTORIA F Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,936.48 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, JAMES B, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,936.07 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, LINDA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,935.89 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, KENNETH M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,935.82 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKE, ZACHARY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,935.81 Date 05/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPENSKI, PAUL J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $43,935.74 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBAINCO, CARMINE Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $43,935.64 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, CALVIN B L, JR Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,935.59 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAVID D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $43,935.54 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, ROBERT R Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $43,935.50 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTLES, ANGEL M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $43,935.42 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERWIN, LUKE V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,935.15 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRICO, VITO A, JR Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $43,935.12 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CYNTHIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,935.10 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODMAN, JEREMY D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $43,934.90 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LISA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $43,934.90 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAINARD, IVAN C, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,934.79 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRBY, SHATOIYA E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $43,934.70 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUST, DEBBIE L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,934.60 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, CYNTHIA E Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,934.53 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELKE, WENDY R Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $43,934.24 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANHOUSEN, RANDY J Employer name Allegany County Amount $43,934.16 Date 04/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,934.12 Date 04/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DAPHNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,934.04 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KELLY A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,933.92 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRONIZ-VROOMAN, YOLANDA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,933.91 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, EMILY A Employer name Tioga County Amount $43,933.56 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRACCIO, GREGG W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,933.53 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENL, LAURA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,933.47 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ROBERT D Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,933.45 Date 09/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, KRISTEN N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,933.44 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, FLORENCE D Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $43,933.43 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNACKI, LISA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,933.31 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $43,933.14 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORONKIEWICZ, BERNADETTE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,933.11 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOIS, LUCIE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,933.07 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELVICK, FRANCES Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $43,932.74 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, LINDA K Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,932.24 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURI, PATRICK A Employer name Orange County Amount $43,932.06 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, MARK Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $43,932.05 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, SUNIL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,932.03 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOJICA, SAMANTHA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,931.89 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTONE, RICHARD C Employer name Warren County Amount $43,931.42 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARMIL, ROSS L Employer name Education Department Amount $43,931.40 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELBERSON, KAREN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,931.18 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, ANNIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,930.84 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERLUND, GREGORY C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,930.84 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSDEN, JOSEPH Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $43,930.84 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIFER, PATRICIA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,930.84 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, EVELYN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,930.84 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, ROSA J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $43,930.84 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAIN, ELAINE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,930.84 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, LESTER E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,930.84 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHERYL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,930.84 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANNA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,930.84 Date 07/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, YOLANDA LOPEZ Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,930.84 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOISSIERE, JAMIE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,930.53 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJEK, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,930.13 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, HELEN Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $43,930.04 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWE, JUDITH E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $43,929.86 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANOCK, TAMMY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,929.78 Date 03/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTER, ROBERT P Employer name City of Rome Amount $43,929.61 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADEL, LAURA M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $43,929.55 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTICELLO, CANDICE J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $43,929.45 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSAVAW, TAYLOR M Employer name Franklin County Amount $43,929.32 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWELL, MARGARET Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,928.79 Date 07/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FIORE, RAYMOND A, SR Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $43,928.57 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTICE, LYNN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,928.22 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERBE, ALLANA N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,928.16 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUGITT, JESSICA E Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $43,927.79 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLATNISKI, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,927.69 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINI, DANIELLE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $43,927.68 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTE, THEODORE J Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $43,927.47 Date 12/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DEBORAH J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $43,927.45 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPEL, CENYTH A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,927.27 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGSBY, SUSAN S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,927.26 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASTER, ANDREW E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,927.24 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, FRANCISCO J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,927.17 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, DAVID A Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,927.12 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCCO, DONNA M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,927.03 Date 09/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, CATHERINE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,926.90 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System