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 CHAKRABORTI, MOHUA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $39,935.25 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM F Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $39,935.20 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDKA, CLAIRE T Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,935.10 Date 01/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, HEATHER A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $39,934.75 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTH, VICKY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,934.74 Date 12/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, EDITHANNE H Employer name Erie County Amount $39,934.50 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KOUWENBERG, DANIEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,934.45 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASBECK, KRYSTAL L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $39,934.42 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, LUCINDA B Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $39,934.22 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEBSCH, BONNIE Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $39,934.16 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIKER, ERIC P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,934.09 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICIA R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $39,934.08 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, JERRI L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,934.04 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, SAMUEL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $39,933.80 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDLE, DEBRA A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $39,933.57 Date 02/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDETTI, JENNA Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,933.44 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNERLY, DEBORAH S Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $39,933.37 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHESTER, ANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,933.37 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMANN, MARY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,933.30 Date 04/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, GERALD J Employer name Erie County Amount $39,933.02 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENS-BLACKWELL, SONJA Employer name Huntington Housing Authority Amount $39,932.95 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARSKI, DEBRA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,932.71 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRIAN T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,932.65 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, TAMEEKA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $39,932.62 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, JULIUS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,932.53 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWON, KAY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $39,932.43 Date 07/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, JASON C Employer name Town of Croghan Amount $39,931.86 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MATTHEW D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $39,931.61 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MICHAEL C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,931.50 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORER, SHANNON C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,931.19 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCKEL, JONATHAN D Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,931.00 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, DEVON R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,930.80 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ADAM W Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $39,930.78 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $39,930.75 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MAUREEN J Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $39,930.64 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, AUDREY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,930.45 Date 07/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, MARCELA NI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,930.31 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMER, STEVEN J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $39,930.24 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUZZE, SHALLEE A Employer name Whitesville CSD Amount $39,930.23 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, NICOLE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,929.57 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNEN, SALLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,929.56 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,929.53 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, ALEXANDRIA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $39,929.46 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICHS, THERESE R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $39,929.32 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, PAULA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,929.03 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANIA, SABRINA L Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $39,929.01 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MATTHEW C Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $39,929.00 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSECAR, MICHAEL P Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $39,929.00 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROSO, ALOISE M Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,928.79 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DARCEL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,928.68 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, MELISSA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,928.47 Date 04/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, AMANDA M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $39,928.42 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDOWELL, DAVID L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,928.40 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGRY, DAWN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,928.25 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, STEPHEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,928.23 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, JENNIFER L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $39,928.21 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, THERESA A Employer name BridgeWater-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $39,928.10 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, TERESA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,928.06 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, CONNIE L Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $39,928.00 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORN, SABRINA M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $39,927.96 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELIS, JESSICA A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $39,927.96 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGRUE, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,927.93 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMIN, MELISSA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,927.77 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRONEO, CAROLINE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,927.63 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, TARA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,927.45 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, HEIDI A Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $39,927.37 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSS, PHILIP J Employer name Town of Hector Amount $39,927.05 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MICHELLE Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $39,927.04 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDA, JILLIAN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $39,926.85 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LISA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,926.80 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LEOD, KATHLEEN A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $39,926.80 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, KENNETH M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $39,926.67 Date 02/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSICA B Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $39,926.39 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ROBYN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,926.29 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, THERESA C Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $39,926.10 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SUSAN K Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,925.45 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRO, SANDRA M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $39,925.14 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDOCIN, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $39,925.06 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SUSAN C Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $39,924.78 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTY, RHONDA L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $39,924.64 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERPENING, SCOTT W Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,924.51 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, HEATHER M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,924.16 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, VICTOR A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,924.12 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, BENJAMIN J Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $39,924.02 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAPRETE, ALFRED A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $39,923.71 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MAUREEN A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $39,923.65 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJKA, JOSEPH E Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $39,923.56 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEPEL ZENS, JILL D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,923.48 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, AMY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,923.00 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, EDWARD J Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $39,922.95 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, TINA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,922.85 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, SHAUN R Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $39,922.72 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, CRAIG J Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $39,922.67 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIANFAGNA, ANTHONY J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $39,922.61 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, JEFFREY B Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $39,922.58 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAINS, RENISSE T Employer name Albany County Amount $39,922.53 Date 06/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER-JONES, TERESA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,922.46 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SHANE W Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $39,922.24 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, MARIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,922.06 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, MICHAEL R Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $39,921.93 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System