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 SUAREZ, ROSA S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,301.29 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, NANCY Employer name Erie County Amount $41,301.23 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, MARIA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $41,301.17 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMPHILE, JEAN C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $41,301.04 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBB, ERIN E Employer name Washington County Amount $41,299.91 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOLO, MARK Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,299.81 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGER, RONALD E Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $41,299.78 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDTER, KRYSTINA L Employer name Newark Public Library Amount $41,299.55 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL CLYBURN, LILLIAN R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $41,299.53 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIACHER, JEFFREY S Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,299.40 Date 09/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, CALOGERO L Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $41,299.24 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTERMAN, BIRGIT Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $41,299.22 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPION, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,299.18 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAAK, RYAN C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $41,298.76 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALWORTH, RASHALAE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $41,298.67 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, STEVEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,298.60 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, DANIEL F Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $41,298.53 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $41,298.53 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, GARRY R Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $41,298.46 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANSFIELD, SCOTT K Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $41,298.02 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $41,297.80 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINTS, ERIC V Employer name Town of Mount Morris Amount $41,297.59 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, JEAN C Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $41,297.52 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNO, CORINNA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,297.52 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Washington County Amount $41,297.51 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORRELL, VIOLA T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,297.35 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSEN, DOREEN R Employer name Essex County Amount $41,297.00 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRINATO, JOHN R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $41,296.73 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZ, SUZANNE J Employer name Yates County Amount $41,296.44 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDLIN, TILEESIA L Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $41,296.40 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, RANDY S Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,296.16 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, CASSANDRA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,295.87 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, KOREY D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $41,295.76 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOSKI, LORI A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $41,295.70 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUARE, ERIC R Employer name Delaware County Amount $41,295.52 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPSHIRE, ANN H Employer name Allegany County Amount $41,295.37 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIN, BRIAN T Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $41,295.03 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO MILLER, MARGARITA F Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $41,294.52 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGOVSKI, DARREN Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $41,294.31 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDET, MICHAEL K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $41,294.29 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, TERESA L Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $41,294.15 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, BETHANY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,294.12 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANO, MARY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,294.10 Date 05/05/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORELLA, GASPER, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $41,294.02 Date 05/03/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNETT, PENNY C Employer name Genesee Co Indust Devel Agcy Amount $41,294.01 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTER, KRYSTOFER M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,293.93 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $41,293.79 Date 12/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERIGHTY, KEVIN R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $41,293.58 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MARY B Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $41,293.31 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, VICKI J Employer name Orange County Amount $41,292.89 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDA, JOSEPH Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $41,292.43 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, MICHAEL R Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $41,292.21 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHIRLEY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,291.80 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRY, JOHN T Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $41,291.64 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,291.46 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,291.39 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKY, JOANN Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $41,291.36 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JARED T P Employer name Village of Canton Amount $41,291.20 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNAT, BETH A Employer name Lewis County Amount $41,290.95 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REKSC, JESSE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,290.77 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERIS, CALLY Employer name Bryant Library Amount $41,290.64 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MANDI J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,290.25 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DANIELLE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,289.85 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHL, ERIK T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $41,289.80 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILSBEE, DOUGLAS L Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,289.78 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILLIAM, APRIL M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $41,289.68 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GERMAIN, LESLY Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $41,289.47 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, VALERIE J Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $41,289.05 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SADE C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $41,288.59 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, BRUNO F Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $41,288.57 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMENECH, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $41,288.45 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTNER, VANESSA Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $41,288.44 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYER, ROBERT V Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $41,288.39 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, RONALD D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,288.05 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTHOFF, JAMES R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,287.79 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, PATRICK M Employer name Glens Falls Housing Authority Amount $41,287.77 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWN, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $41,287.76 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LUNA, SANDRA Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $41,287.64 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, MATTHEW G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,287.39 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUZANNE M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,287.24 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, SHEILA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $41,287.21 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKLEY, JORDAN C Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $41,287.14 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCORELLA, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $41,287.02 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, DEBORAH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,286.98 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, QUALISHA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,286.96 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESHAWAIT, RIMON S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,286.96 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILELLI, ANGELO, JR Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,286.79 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, AMIE J Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $41,286.70 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN D Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $41,286.63 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, EUGENE L Employer name Town of Lisle Amount $41,286.62 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, DIANE Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $41,286.52 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, LINDSEY K Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $41,286.48 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, JANE E Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $41,286.43 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ALBERT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $41,286.37 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANE, SHARON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,286.30 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIOSE, COLLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,286.30 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIOSE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,286.30 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,286.30 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECOZZI, ANN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,286.30 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KURT N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,286.30 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System