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 LO VULLO, CHERYL Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $43,290.04 Date 10/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLY, GISELLE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,289.95 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, DANIEL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,289.95 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MELVIN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,289.95 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, HARVEY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,289.95 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, EMILY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,289.95 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, IRIS F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,289.54 Date 03/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, JOHN J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $43,289.53 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,289.43 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPSIAK, ANTHONY C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,289.34 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MICHELLE L Employer name Warren County Amount $43,289.30 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, ERIN E Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,289.00 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,288.99 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, JACQUELINE M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $43,288.96 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, ROBERT T Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $43,288.86 Date 06/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, JONATHAN R Employer name Washington County Amount $43,288.79 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, GEORGE E Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $43,288.44 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBOWSKI, LILLA Employer name Riverhead Charter School Amount $43,288.42 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO TEMPIO, MARIO R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,288.22 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, SHARON T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,288.20 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUIL, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,288.20 Date 06/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JANET Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,288.20 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, WILLIAM T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,288.20 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, TERESA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,288.20 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, DANA A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $43,288.20 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDUINI, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,288.20 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, JANET D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,288.20 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYWARD, RICHARD C, JR Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $43,288.20 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMBRYSKI, VICKI M Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $43,287.88 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYSDALE, PAUL J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,287.83 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, NOELIA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,287.82 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIT, JOEL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,287.80 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIE, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,287.65 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,287.39 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROGER O Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,287.36 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MELISSA ANN Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $43,287.18 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $43,286.96 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,286.93 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREDA, JOHN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,286.78 Date 03/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, AUDREY L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,286.74 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETO, PAUL Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $43,286.64 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGUEZ, SANDRA Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $43,286.46 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, SUNGUN Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,286.20 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, JAMES L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $43,286.16 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ELISA M Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $43,286.12 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LISA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,286.11 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONN, KENNETH J Employer name Madison County Amount $43,285.51 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,285.50 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, YAEL M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $43,285.50 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKOVICH, EDWARD J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $43,285.39 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRAS, SANDRA A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $43,285.12 Date 07/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENEL, WENDY L Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $43,285.12 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $43,285.12 Date 10/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, THERESA G Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $43,285.12 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDETTE, SUSAN K Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $43,285.12 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER HAGUE, LISA Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $43,285.12 Date 12/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,285.07 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLIDGE, ADAM W Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $43,285.04 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JANICE A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $43,284.55 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, COLEEN M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $43,284.40 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $43,284.38 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILON, NICOLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,284.18 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JOHN H Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,284.06 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, LYN C Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,283.86 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKOWSKI, STEVEN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,283.79 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, KAREN S Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,283.74 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIGIURI, JEAN B Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,283.62 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, LORI A Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $43,283.20 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINSON, NANCY Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $43,283.17 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLACH, BETHANY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,282.75 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCH, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,282.18 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDOFF, SCOTT A Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $43,281.77 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEAU, NANCY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,281.74 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MICHELLE L Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $43,281.56 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, PATRICIA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,281.23 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DANIEL J Employer name Genesee County Amount $43,281.04 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, SCOTT A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,280.81 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, THOMAS F Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $43,280.75 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGE Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $43,280.74 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, MILAGROS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,280.70 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DALIA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $43,280.40 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, ALEC R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,280.30 Date 07/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, NICHOLAS J Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,280.17 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, MATTHEW T Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $43,280.00 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, MELANIE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $43,279.85 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLETON, MICHAEL J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,279.75 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, ALLEN A Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $43,279.49 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ELAINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $43,279.44 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, LINDA A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $43,279.39 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFFINGER, LAUREN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,278.87 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, LAWRENCE J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $43,278.64 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SUSAN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,278.25 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGRASS, RICHARD C Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,277.75 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCHUK, PETER M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,277.71 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTT, BRYAN S Employer name Town of Webster Amount $43,277.67 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JANINE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $43,277.42 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYNN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,277.35 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, JUSTIN M Employer name Washington County Amount $43,277.24 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, SAMANTHA L, MS Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,277.23 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SHARON M Employer name Albany County Amount $43,277.09 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System