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 THIESSEN, LUKE J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,646.04 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOMAN, ABDULSALAM K Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $42,646.00 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ERIN L Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $42,645.62 Date 05/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, AMY M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $42,645.57 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTIPLY, JEANNE M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $42,645.34 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRNDT, DANIEL C Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,645.27 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERCZE, LISA R Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $42,644.69 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, VENUS V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,644.56 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DEMETRIUS Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $42,644.04 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETTER, HOLLY A Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $42,643.64 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECZYN, MICHAEL R Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $42,643.27 Date 07/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVOLLAR, CONSUELO C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,643.23 Date 11/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, DAVID K Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $42,643.23 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, DANIEL N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,643.18 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, NOELLE K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,642.71 Date 05/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNADIO, ANNETTE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,642.56 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERHALTER, JOHN E Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $42,642.50 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAS, RENEE Y Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,642.36 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEELY, JOSEPH Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $42,642.31 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, TERRI E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $42,641.88 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JEAN B Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $42,641.75 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, CABLE T Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $42,641.54 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DOUGLAS B Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $42,641.42 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIVANT-MICKLE, KAREN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,641.38 Date 12/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, BRUCE I Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $42,641.28 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, KESHIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,641.18 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAUER, GINGER K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,641.02 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, JOANNE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,640.48 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURCSAK, SUSAN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,640.44 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JOHNNY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,640.34 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, DONALD W Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $42,639.80 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOURY, BETH N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,639.66 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTING, LINDSAY N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,639.61 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, BIENVENIDO A. B Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,639.53 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, FELICIA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,639.41 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLEY, TIFFANY N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,639.28 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADR, HELMY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,638.99 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN-GARNER, TASHA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $42,638.94 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRLEY, KIM M Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,638.90 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, DANIEL N Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $42,638.28 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDOVICH, ROBERT P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $42,638.27 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBO, GARY J, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,638.25 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CAROL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,638.20 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,638.14 Date 06/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, ROOSEVELT O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,638.00 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $42,637.96 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MARY E Employer name Education Department Amount $42,637.47 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, SCOTT T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,637.34 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, CYNTHIA P Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,637.32 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOODY, HOLLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,637.07 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERUTA, LILLA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,636.96 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRYANN, CHERYL P Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $42,636.89 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIO, JOANNE K Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $42,636.86 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RACHEL N Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,636.83 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DONALD E Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $42,636.81 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHARONIQUE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,636.73 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONISMITH, RENE Employer name Orange County Amount $42,636.53 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, EYDIE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $42,636.36 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $42,636.36 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, TIFFANY R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $42,636.36 Date 08/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACY, CARMELA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $42,636.36 Date 02/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, WENDY S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $42,636.36 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, EDWARD J, III Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,636.21 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMITRI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $42,636.06 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, NICOLE M Employer name Orleans County Amount $42,636.00 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTEL, JANETT E Employer name Attica CSD Amount $42,635.74 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, FRANCINE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,635.73 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKIS, DARCEE L Employer name Education Department Amount $42,635.55 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISPELL, RONALD C, JR Employer name Town of Rosendale Amount $42,635.54 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VALLORY S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,635.13 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, REBECCA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,634.95 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMER, RYAN P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,634.71 Date 12/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKINS, KEVIN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $42,634.68 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CARLA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,634.66 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANJOU, VIRGINIA L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,634.33 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRINE, YVETTE R Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,633.98 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENA, PATRICK J Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $42,633.62 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $42,633.39 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAZIANI, LOUIS A Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,633.38 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZA AGUERO, FRANCISCO G Employer name Orleans County Amount $42,633.24 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROPFER, ROSE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $42,633.09 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWLETT, NICHOLAS Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $42,632.81 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGENBAUGH, JENNIFER A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,632.73 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHILL, WESLEY S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $42,632.66 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNES, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $42,632.59 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSHAID, RYAN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,632.52 Date 09/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOG, LOUIS T Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $42,632.51 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZIGETI, MARIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,632.23 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBING, MATT S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,632.17 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, GREG A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $42,632.13 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, SHEILA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,632.06 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FERRIERE, MICHELLE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $42,631.87 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, WENDY S Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,631.51 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JENELLE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,631.43 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, RICHARD Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $42,631.35 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDDELL, DANETTE J Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $42,631.16 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARY K Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,630.92 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHRYN M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $42,630.66 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHMELNITSKY, SUZANNE R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,630.24 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLANG, JOHN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,630.18 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System