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 PARISE, LISA A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $40,046.83 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, KELLY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,046.67 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, RYAN C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $40,046.62 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, LANETTE G Employer name Newcomb CSD Amount $40,046.60 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, FRANK J Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $40,046.58 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZAR, KYLE D Employer name Erie County Amount $40,046.53 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JULIA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,046.17 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, HONGKHAM Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $40,046.12 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, PAMELA J Employer name Town of Peru Amount $40,046.10 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWRIGHT, TODD W Employer name Essex County Amount $40,046.06 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANOS, TARA E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $40,046.00 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUENTE, FLORA J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $40,046.00 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEWA, ZARGHONA SATAR Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $40,046.00 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $40,045.97 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHEREE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,045.77 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELISSA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,045.56 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREED, BARBARA Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $40,045.02 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDO, CRISTINA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,044.98 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCO, ROSARJO A, MR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,044.98 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, BENJAMIN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,044.98 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, JASON M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,044.98 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,044.98 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, DENNIS J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,044.86 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSWEILER, JOSEPH W Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $40,044.76 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABONIS, MARY J Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $40,044.74 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSBURY, LAURA J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,044.73 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, SARAH K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,044.70 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREVELL, NICOLE L Employer name Wayne County Amount $40,044.70 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBERG, CHRISTINE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,044.66 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, MARSHALL E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $40,044.60 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, DONALD Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $40,044.19 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, YOHANNAN C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $40,044.19 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JAMES G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,044.00 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHERRY D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,043.63 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERI, VICKI L Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $40,043.42 Date 12/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, SEAN L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,043.20 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $40,042.99 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, MICHELE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $40,042.92 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, LANCE R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $40,042.51 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRICK, RYAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,042.49 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, KRISTIN M Employer name Education Department Amount $40,042.34 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANAUER, KIM Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,042.21 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, KATHLEEN Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,041.70 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONICA, LAURA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,041.37 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, GARY A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $40,041.34 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSKINS, MEAGAN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $40,041.01 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, MARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,040.84 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, VALERIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $40,040.78 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROCHO, IGAEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,040.60 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $40,040.60 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, EFRAIN D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,040.57 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADOMSKI, CHERYL M Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $40,040.41 Date 09/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, LINDA M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $40,040.37 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJDA, TERESE A Employer name OriskaNY CSD Amount $40,040.35 Date 03/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $40,039.93 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CAMILLE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $40,039.88 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMALEWICZ, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,039.82 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, GERI E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $40,039.64 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, FRALIC A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $40,039.50 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ELIZABETH E Employer name Warren County Amount $40,039.41 Date 04/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, AMY E Employer name Gold Coast Pub Lib District Amount $40,039.20 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, KENNETH A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $40,039.12 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MELINDA Y Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,039.06 Date 06/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOWENS, SARA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,038.78 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETMAN, LONETTE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,038.46 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDELL, ROBIN A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $40,038.15 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMMIELLO, SANDRA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,037.88 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERBECKER, ISABEL M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $40,037.83 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, BRENDAN Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $40,037.67 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, LANCE N Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $40,037.50 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDIN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $40,037.43 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPASSO, LISA A Employer name Essex County Amount $40,037.20 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DIVITT, SHANE M Employer name Town of Portville Amount $40,037.15 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DONALD E Employer name Village of Oriskany Amount $40,036.84 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATCH, FRANK A Employer name Orange County Amount $40,036.68 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, LOIS A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,036.63 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEHART, KIMBERLY A Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $40,036.50 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, GARY H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,036.45 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ-SANTIAGO, AXEL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,036.44 Date 07/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JEAN C Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $40,036.00 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHAN, JAIME L Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $40,035.94 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, JOSHUA J Employer name Town of Piercefield Amount $40,035.69 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA ROCCO, AMY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $40,035.40 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, LEE E Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,035.38 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, MARVIN W Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,035.37 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $40,035.34 Date 07/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DANIEL G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,035.26 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLS, LINDA A Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $40,035.24 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLENBACHER, TERRY G Employer name Village of Wayland Amount $40,035.05 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, REINA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $40,035.01 Date 01/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOS, WENDY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,034.50 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDT, DEBORAH K Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $40,034.33 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESLER, MICHAEL M Employer name Allegany County Amount $40,034.25 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, LEVI R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $40,034.24 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, JAMES T Employer name Tioga County Amount $40,034.09 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRATH, ROBIN C Employer name Fulton County Amount $40,034.08 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUTHERS, CHERYL A Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $40,033.82 Date 12/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, GARRY O Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $40,033.72 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCIVAR, ELIZABETH Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,033.72 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, ERIC T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,033.65 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System