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 RUSZKOWSKI, CHARLENE M Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $39,240.36 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $39,240.04 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, ANNA MARIE Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $39,239.91 Date 06/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITELEY, DANIEL P Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $39,239.80 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, JAYNE A Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $39,239.43 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JULIE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $39,239.35 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, GERALDINE ANN Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $39,239.30 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JONATHAN A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $39,239.16 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUSE, EDWARD T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $39,238.86 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN J Employer name Albany County Amount $39,238.36 Date 06/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, LA REINA S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,238.36 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATONE, BARBARA Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,238.35 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, JOHN B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,238.32 Date 07/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLANS, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,238.27 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $39,238.25 Date 04/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, CYNTHIA R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $39,238.16 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAK, JAKE W Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $39,237.77 Date 03/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELIGA, PAUL D Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $39,237.24 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-BENN, ANGIE D Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $39,236.68 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JAMES J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,236.59 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZELSKY, THEODORE J Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $39,236.46 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHRIES, HERMAN L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,236.22 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL, MARY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,236.20 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDZISZEWSKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $39,236.06 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ELMER E Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $39,236.01 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, AMBER R Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,235.95 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMALY, DANA R Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $39,235.86 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEELY, ANDREA L Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,235.85 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Granville Amount $39,235.71 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK R Employer name Town of Warren Amount $39,235.71 Date 09/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCATTE, TRAVIS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $39,235.49 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KARI J Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $39,235.32 Date 03/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SCOTT F Employer name Village of Malone Amount $39,235.24 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLITO, DAVID C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,235.14 Date 03/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URSO, DESIREE J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $39,235.02 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACINSKI, MICHELE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,234.99 Date 04/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, DAVID R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $39,234.94 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, ANNETTE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,234.77 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, JANICE M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $39,234.77 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, BERTRAM A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $39,234.70 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINEGAR, ARTHUR J Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $39,234.48 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, YASMIN K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,234.41 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKER, RODNEY C Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $39,234.30 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEY, LISA M Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $39,234.06 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIPIO, AYANNA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $39,233.90 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPSON, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,233.27 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW, SHARON L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $39,233.26 Date 11/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZWIESER, MICHELE R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,233.20 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHERS, KIMBERLY S Employer name Chemung County Amount $39,233.16 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, MICHELLE Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $39,232.95 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, MICHAEL A Employer name Peru CSD Amount $39,232.89 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AMY L Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $39,232.62 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERFURT, STEPHEN T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,232.57 Date 12/14/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOT, MARK W Employer name Town of Mohawk Amount $39,232.50 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JARED J Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $39,232.06 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, RACHEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $39,231.95 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ANGELA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $39,231.86 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADFORD, JEREMY J Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $39,231.85 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MARC E Employer name Franklin County Amount $39,231.83 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, CHRISTINE A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $39,231.59 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETCIE, TAMMY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,231.49 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, BRIAN J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $39,231.34 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGGI, DANIEL M, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $39,231.26 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $39,231.17 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KARI E Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,230.98 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVO-HOLZL, KARINA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $39,230.89 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDER, KARYN I Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $39,230.80 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUPE, NICHOLAS M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $39,230.66 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, DANIELLE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,230.48 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARTIN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,230.46 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, LINDA A Employer name Otsego County Amount $39,230.31 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, VIKKI L Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,230.17 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVOJAN, BRUNO L Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,229.98 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAPPMAN, ROBERT C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,229.84 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, DOUGLAS A Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $39,229.58 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Hartford Amount $39,229.55 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAN, JOANNE Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,229.20 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGEL, SHARON F Employer name Akron CSD Amount $39,229.04 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOPP, TWILA Employer name Montgomery County Amount $39,228.92 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTENO, RAMON Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,228.38 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, VALERIE D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $39,228.33 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFEL, KARIN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,228.08 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES A Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $39,227.83 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLES, LISHIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,227.68 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, NICOLE M Employer name Albany County Amount $39,227.59 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TKACHUK, HARRY Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $39,227.57 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRICIA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,227.51 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYUS, DEBORAH A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $39,227.21 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOD, DAVID B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $39,227.20 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKINS, MARLENE D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,226.93 Date 11/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULINO, HELEN Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $39,226.86 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, ALLYSON J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,226.72 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LINDA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,226.47 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, LESLIE T Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $39,226.42 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, BRENDA J Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,226.32 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, TROY T Employer name Town of Guilford Amount $39,226.28 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, FRANKLIN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $39,226.14 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNEY, BRIDGETTE N Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,226.03 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARFINKLE, MAX E Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $39,225.74 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, LINDSAY L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $39,225.63 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System