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 KING, WARDELL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,371.18 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIJOF, KAYLA Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,371.13 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPEAU, GREGORY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,370.97 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, SHARON A Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $37,370.82 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, DIANNA M Employer name Indian Lake CSD Amount $37,370.81 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LISA A Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $37,370.40 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Hartford Amount $37,370.22 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGONBLOTT, MARGARET R Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,370.10 Date 10/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHLOW, LISA M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $37,369.97 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, TERI L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $37,369.97 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KEVIN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,369.78 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, MICHAEL J, III Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $37,369.71 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS-BREWER, MERLENE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $37,369.59 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, PATRICIA S Employer name Greene County Amount $37,369.38 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CHRISTEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,369.28 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRO, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,368.90 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, DONNA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $37,368.67 Date 11/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIELLO, DAVID A, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,368.53 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, MICHAEL S Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $37,368.26 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, LORI J Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,368.18 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, NALINE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,368.03 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZZANA, NICHOLAS J Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $37,367.46 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, SHAWN T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $37,367.42 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTONE, CRAIG M Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $37,367.06 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEVERINI, EARL V Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $37,367.01 Date 12/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANCK, JACOB M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $37,366.69 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLWINKLE, DORENE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $37,366.43 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, PATRICIA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $37,366.20 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, ELNA B Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $37,366.08 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DOUGLAS A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,366.01 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BUONO, PAMELA R Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $37,366.00 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIPEL, CARLENE M Employer name Town of Peru Amount $37,365.80 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, DALE S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,365.68 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENAO GONZALEZ, JAIME Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,365.58 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINA, EILEEN M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $37,365.52 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, SUE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,365.41 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, CARLOS M Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $37,365.33 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ANDREW M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,364.73 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, MINDY M Employer name Town of Clay Amount $37,364.71 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWOLINSKI, DAWN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,364.70 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALMAGE, TERESA M Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $37,364.67 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, TODD J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $37,364.52 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, NICHOLAS G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $37,364.47 Date 06/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, BONNIE Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $37,364.46 Date 06/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, STEFAN M Employer name Otsego County Amount $37,364.42 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, HEATHER M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $37,364.36 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, GARY H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $37,364.24 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, JEFFREY M Employer name Watkins Glen-CSD Amount $37,364.19 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, BRIAN K Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $37,364.11 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST.GEORGE, ANGELA J Employer name Erie County Amount $37,364.06 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMMONE, DEBRA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $37,364.03 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCEDO, JACMIN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,363.80 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, RAYMOND L, JR Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $37,363.40 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, ADAM M Employer name Town of Fabius Amount $37,363.26 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDONIS, HOLLY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,363.04 Date 10/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERENS, KAREN K Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $37,362.80 Date 02/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MARIA ELENA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $37,362.70 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTEL, BETTE JEAN Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $37,362.41 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, DEIRDRE J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,362.39 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORT, EVAN G Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $37,362.17 Date 07/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRABAW, PATRICIA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $37,361.93 Date 06/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISINA, KIMBERLY A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $37,361.88 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, DENNIS A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $37,361.76 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORT, STEPHEN A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $37,361.60 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTZER, MARGARET E Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $37,361.46 Date 10/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PCHELKA, LORRI A Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $37,361.41 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, SHARON L Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $37,360.74 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTON, KAY A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $37,360.69 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, ERIK J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,360.58 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, STEWART G Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,360.24 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, CARMEN L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,360.09 Date 03/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANYHILL, NOLITA Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,360.07 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANGEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,360.04 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTCHWAY, GORDON Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,359.99 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGERHOFF, MICHAEL Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $37,359.86 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, NAKITA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $37,359.68 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASIIS, ANDREW M Employer name City of Rome Amount $37,359.39 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, STEVEN M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $37,359.34 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLUM, SHORNIAKAY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $37,359.09 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAIG, DUSTIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $37,358.98 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELA, DAVID J Employer name Education Department Amount $37,358.98 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, JEANNE T Employer name Jefferson County Amount $37,358.77 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MELANIE A Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $37,358.73 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,358.73 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARPELLI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,358.60 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSCAMP, JOSEPH Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $37,358.27 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATOW, MELANIE H Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,358.05 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MAUREEN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $37,358.05 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Washington County Amount $37,357.81 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, ERICK Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,357.54 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, TRAVIS J Employer name Steuben County Amount $37,357.40 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, HARVEY C Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $37,357.04 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLAK, ROBERT J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $37,356.66 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, ADAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $37,356.21 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of Saltaire Amount $37,355.88 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMING, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $37,355.82 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,355.61 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRETTO, ANN Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $37,355.51 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dalton-Nunda CSD Amount $37,355.49 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, LAREN P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,355.41 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System