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 FOX, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Howard Amount $40,839.23 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, DEBORAH K Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $40,839.02 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, MOHAMMAD S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,839.00 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, RANDY S Employer name City of Lockport Amount $40,838.99 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUWER, FRANCESCA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,838.98 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES K Employer name City of Oswego Amount $40,838.97 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, KATHLEEN E Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,838.15 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, MELINDA A Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $40,837.86 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES R Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $40,837.69 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACH, DAWN E Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $40,837.64 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JASON C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,837.64 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEET, CARMELLA A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $40,837.43 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, APSYCHE P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,836.97 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZUELA GRECO, MARIA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,836.77 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCIARONE, CLAIRE Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $40,836.32 Date 10/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, PAUL P Employer name Erie County Amount $40,836.22 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOTNICKI, WALTER E Employer name City of Troy Amount $40,836.12 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVO, ROSA MARIA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $40,835.96 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, KRISTIE M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $40,835.79 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIETHMILLER, DENISE A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $40,835.53 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAS, ANDREW Employer name City of Utica Amount $40,835.34 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASZ, SAMUEL T Employer name Erie County Amount $40,835.14 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZZARI, ASHLEY B Employer name City of Utica Amount $40,835.08 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, JENNIFER A Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,834.78 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIONE, PATRICIA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $40,834.60 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMINSKI, JOHN A J, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $40,834.44 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, DEBRA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,834.42 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, CYNTHIA R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $40,834.20 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCZUREWICZ, STANISLAWA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,834.20 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, ELIZABETH P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $40,834.08 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGUT, BECKY A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $40,833.74 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ALICE I Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,833.65 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, LORI J Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,833.42 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SUSANNE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,833.30 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DAVID Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $40,832.92 Date 09/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, TINA M Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $40,832.81 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERING, CELESTE K Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,832.07 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, ELIZABETH M Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $40,831.96 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, MARK A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $40,831.90 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, MELANIE C Employer name Hartford CSD Amount $40,831.50 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CAROLYN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,831.46 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDICK, PEGGY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,831.18 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVEDO, JOSE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,830.99 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, CRYSTAL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,830.22 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CATHERINE A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $40,830.12 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERHIGE, TAMMY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,830.08 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCK, EMILY H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,829.37 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, GAIL B Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $40,829.20 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARNARD, DALE E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $40,829.13 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EARL D Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $40,829.02 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARDEN, MELISSA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,828.80 Date 11/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOFFEY, DAVID J Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $40,828.70 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $40,828.56 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, DONNA M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $40,828.05 Date 02/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADES, JANISE D Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $40,827.83 Date 09/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KAMAAL H Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $40,827.34 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARDT, BRANDON M Employer name Town of Fort Edward Amount $40,827.30 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRODONATO, JACQUELYN M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $40,827.14 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, DAWN T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,827.07 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, JULIE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $40,827.06 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEHAN, MARY ELLEN Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $40,826.68 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, ROBERT L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $40,826.64 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, JUDITH S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,826.59 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, RUBEN E Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $40,826.47 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BETH A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $40,826.41 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, HAYDEE Employer name Orange County Amount $40,826.01 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUELKE, MEGAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,825.90 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHIELE, CAROL A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $40,825.89 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVOR, JOSEPH F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $40,825.89 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JONATHAN E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $40,825.85 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KENNETH M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $40,825.79 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, KAREN M Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $40,825.56 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZ, TRISHA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $40,825.19 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELOCK, JEFFREY S Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $40,825.16 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, MELISSA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,824.83 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MARY L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $40,824.76 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CARL G Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $40,824.42 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, LYDIA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,824.38 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, NANCY Employer name Education Department Amount $40,824.36 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINS, JEANNINE E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,824.14 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKLERODE, CAROLYN Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $40,823.91 Date 10/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACUZZO, TERESA S Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,823.59 Date 02/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERHART, TIMOTHY Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $40,823.56 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $40,823.46 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, RYAN T Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $40,822.80 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOSE, DARLENE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,822.74 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHELE T Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $40,822.64 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, YUKI R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $40,822.54 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIGAN, CHRISTINE K Employer name Town of Webster Amount $40,822.32 Date 10/29/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALABELLA, JEANNE M Employer name Education Department Amount $40,822.28 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, CYNTHIA D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $40,822.14 Date 07/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINSKI, PATRICIA I Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,821.42 Date 07/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWELL, STEPHEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,821.30 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, REBECCA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,821.29 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUERA, THERESE M Employer name Greene County Amount $40,820.80 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KATHERINE J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,820.77 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, SARA Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $40,820.74 Date 08/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, LIZABETH H Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,820.66 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, HARRIET M Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $40,820.58 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CLOID V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $40,820.33 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System