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 MATTHEWS, ILENE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,583.70 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARKIEWICZ, SARAH R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $42,583.35 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCINTA, ANGELA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,583.13 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTIME, MARC E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $42,583.12 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE MORTEL, DEBORAH L Employer name Ontario County Amount $42,582.62 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENCUCCI, PAULA F Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $42,582.57 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADDELL, LYNN M Employer name Town of Rosendale Amount $42,582.50 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAN M Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $42,582.32 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSALONE, PAMELA M Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $42,582.22 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CATHERINE M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $42,581.70 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, PRISCILA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,581.60 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLUSKA, KEVIN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $42,581.42 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNINGS, BRUCE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,581.19 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $42,581.06 Date 06/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, RYAN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,581.02 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, KAREN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,580.75 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, OTHO J, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $42,580.59 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, CHERYL L Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $42,580.01 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-MC GAHEE, PATRICIA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,579.83 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBRIGHT, DEBORAH A Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,579.80 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, DUSTIN V Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,579.22 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLOONAN, JILL L Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $42,579.12 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANCEWICZ, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,579.11 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, CAITLIN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,579.07 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, TARA E Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $42,579.02 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORD, JAY F Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,578.96 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, DARIN L Employer name Allegany County Amount $42,578.27 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LAURIE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $42,578.19 Date 07/15/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOARN, JOANNE M Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $42,578.15 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, LAURIE A Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $42,578.08 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, PATRICIA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $42,577.85 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNEY, BILLIEMARIE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $42,577.81 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBASIEWICZ, LAURA E Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $42,577.77 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $42,577.39 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTSCHERER, EMMALIESE Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $42,577.21 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,577.10 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLO, NICHOLAS A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $42,576.97 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PAUL D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $42,576.93 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBDEN, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $42,576.92 Date 01/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CLIFFORD J Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $42,576.72 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISPENZA, MELISSA M Employer name Attica CSD Amount $42,576.46 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, LEROY Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $42,576.41 Date 07/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, ORLEE D Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $42,576.10 Date 04/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURELKO, LINDA S Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,576.08 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SHANNON E Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $42,576.01 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, KATHLEEN G Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $42,575.93 Date 12/16/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORINO, PAULA M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $42,575.02 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADE, DOROTHY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $42,574.93 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, BARBARA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,574.93 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, ALICIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,574.87 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINO, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,574.74 Date 05/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYSDYK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $42,574.68 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, STEPHANIE C Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $42,574.52 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, DANIEL A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $42,574.50 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, ERIN T Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,574.43 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDI, PATRICIA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,574.23 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, PATRICIA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,574.21 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPOSE, THENGUMTHOTTATHIL A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $42,574.18 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMMER, KRISTIN B Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,574.18 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, KENDRA J Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,574.17 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MISTY A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $42,574.14 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOTTA, MICHELLE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,573.86 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,573.59 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, SEAN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,573.44 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DOUGLAS P Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $42,572.75 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRIGETTE A Employer name Allegany County Amount $42,572.63 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, KEVIN J Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,572.52 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $42,571.84 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARA, DAVID J Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,571.53 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KIMBERLY B Employer name Manchester Shortsville CSD Amount $42,571.44 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CASSE, LINDA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,571.10 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSMORE, EUGENE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,571.10 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTARO, NOAH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,571.10 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANWIE, MARIA C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,571.10 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIVAN, BRENDAN S Employer name Education Department Amount $42,571.10 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVITT, SARAH A Employer name Education Department Amount $42,571.10 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, MICHAEL R Employer name Education Department Amount $42,571.10 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JEQUETTA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $42,571.10 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GABRIEL T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $42,571.10 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANDREW D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,570.82 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAMINO, LORI A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $42,570.66 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FRANCIS H Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $42,570.60 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN OSTRAND, JOANNE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,570.50 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, DOMINGO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,570.47 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SARAH A Employer name Genesee County Amount $42,570.38 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIO, JOSEPHINE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $42,570.31 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACKER, DAWN Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,570.03 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBIAS, PAZ P C Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $42,570.00 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, ROBERT T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,569.93 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, JOHN J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $42,569.72 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRKARIC, IVAN Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,568.80 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, BEVERLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,568.74 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATOCHVIL, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $42,568.68 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, ANNMARIE L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,568.61 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, JORDAN A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $42,568.54 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, SUSAN A Employer name Essex County Amount $42,568.40 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, GERALD F, JR Employer name Parishville-Hopkinton CSD Amount $42,568.16 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERRIEN, WAYNE A Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,568.13 Date 08/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $42,567.90 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARK-HANSON, ROBIN D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $42,567.81 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System