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 BACEK, SCOTT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,162.79 Date 08/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, JOHN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,162.68 Date 11/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIARELLA, JENNIFER Employer name Albany County Amount $37,162.67 Date 06/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, CLEMENT E Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $37,162.59 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $37,162.44 Date 06/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, JEANNETTE Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $37,162.33 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYER, JAMES C Employer name Hermon-Dekalb CSD Amount $37,162.32 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES H Employer name Erie County Amount $37,162.13 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, SHANA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,161.81 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALD, DOROTHY A Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $37,161.77 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSON, ANDREW R Employer name Orange County Amount $37,161.64 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, GREGORY P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,161.61 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, MARY BETH Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $37,161.60 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, ELEANOR S Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $37,161.52 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $37,161.37 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, NIKA K Employer name Clinton County Amount $37,160.91 Date 12/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $37,160.85 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINAL, LAUREN C Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $37,160.77 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KAMECCA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,160.65 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, STEVEN M Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $37,160.51 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTO-BROCK, LISA J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $37,160.30 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $37,160.23 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, DARLENE E Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $37,159.86 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLCARE, DAREK L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,159.60 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $37,159.59 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, MICHAEL T Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,159.59 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ALPHONSO Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $37,159.53 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINGWAY, DENISE M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $37,159.20 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORAIN, DEBRA A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $37,159.05 Date 05/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDAKER, MARK T Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $37,158.36 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, DANIEL P Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $37,158.35 Date 08/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALVERSON, RYAN T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $37,158.23 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Cayuta Amount $37,157.90 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JAMIE D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $37,157.68 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTON, MARK J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $37,157.55 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCH, DARREN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,157.33 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHL, KEITH W Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $37,157.19 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGOVSKI, ELIZABETH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,156.89 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VICKY L Employer name Ellicottville CSD Amount $37,156.40 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALI, VIKAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,156.00 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, BONNIE J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $37,155.98 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODARO, LISA T Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $37,155.95 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, CATHERINE M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $37,155.62 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOF, BRIAN E Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $37,155.26 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Vernon Amount $37,155.14 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHFIELD, KAREN M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $37,154.95 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALENICK, JASON D Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $37,154.85 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELAR, JENNIFER A, MS Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,154.85 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, KRISTIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,154.79 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, BRIAN B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,154.70 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, LILLIAN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,154.70 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHELLE N Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,154.29 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, HOLLY E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $37,154.15 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, ALLEN R Employer name Fulton County Amount $37,154.14 Date 01/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JULIE M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $37,154.11 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEORIO, KELLY M Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $37,154.10 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, ALLISON M Employer name Orange County Amount $37,154.10 Date 11/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTH, CHRYSTAL M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,154.09 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, TRENTON L Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $37,154.05 Date 05/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ROBERT C Employer name Orange County Amount $37,154.03 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILACQUA, TERESA A Employer name Seneca County Amount $37,153.97 Date 06/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLEEN, VANESSA M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $37,153.95 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLO, MICHELE J Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $37,153.87 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLAN, ELISABETH D Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $37,153.79 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIMAN, ASHLEY E Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $37,153.74 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, SUZANNE J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,153.36 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBY, LENNIKA V Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $37,152.99 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMPINE, MICHAEL J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $37,152.82 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACK, SHARON S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $37,152.61 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAPA, CECILE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,152.55 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SANDRA E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $37,152.41 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RACHAEL M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,152.26 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $37,152.25 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MALAIKA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $37,152.15 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MICHAEL C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,152.08 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, BRITTANY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,151.96 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSEY, PAUL A, SR Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $37,151.90 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIJAS, BRIDGET Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $37,151.33 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELWOOD, CYNTHIA D Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $37,151.31 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSE, RONALD C Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $37,151.24 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, STEPHEN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $37,151.13 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKHURST, ALLEN E Employer name Cortland County Amount $37,151.11 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, DEBRA A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $37,151.00 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, RHONDA E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $37,150.64 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, STEPHEN K Employer name Town of French Creek Amount $37,150.53 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, TONI R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $37,150.04 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, CORRINA A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,150.04 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALFIELD, PAULA J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $37,150.02 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWER, TIFFANY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,149.55 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORA, JUAN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,149.52 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNAKER, DENISE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,149.51 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZ, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,149.36 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMRICK, MARLENE S Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $37,149.34 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, ALEXANDER P Employer name City of Middletown Amount $37,149.23 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELNICK, MELISSA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $37,149.05 Date 11/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, SALLY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,148.87 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,148.58 Date 04/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATURNO, DEBORAH A Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $37,148.54 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOL, JOSE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $37,148.44 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDSMAN, MARK S Employer name Erie County Amount $37,148.32 Date 07/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System