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 WIER-CAVALIERI, NANCY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,098.41 Date 02/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANER, JOHN T Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $37,098.02 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYLANCE, DANIEL L Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $37,098.02 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIAFERRO, SARAH J Employer name Erie County Amount $37,097.84 Date 07/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, RICKY M Employer name Town of Le Ray Amount $37,097.76 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, STEPHANIE N Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,097.57 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANOSH, GINGER L Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $37,097.46 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTAFKA-FISHER, AUDREY C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $37,097.42 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHARLENE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,097.25 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEWE, MEGAN C Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $37,097.09 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, NANCY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,097.06 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESUALDO, KAYE S Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $37,096.85 Date 05/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, ERIC B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $37,096.82 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAWK, KATHLEEN V Employer name Village of Gowanda Amount $37,096.56 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHELT, EKATERINA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $37,096.55 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONEY, THERESA N Employer name Department of Law Amount $37,096.52 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, ELSIE R Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $37,096.48 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, DENISE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $37,096.44 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVER, BROOKE L Employer name Granville CSD Amount $37,096.24 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTA, VALARIE A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $37,096.24 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELTMANN, JULIA C Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $37,095.95 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUG, AMY E Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $37,095.91 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTON, TRACY L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $37,095.90 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARACCIO, RENEE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,095.30 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, MARCIA A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,095.30 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIA, LORRAINE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,095.30 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERS, JOY M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,095.30 Date 04/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,095.30 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JACQUELINE M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $37,095.24 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMBS, COLEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,095.19 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, ROBIN M Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $37,094.85 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURADO, SAMUEL Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $37,094.84 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZINO, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $37,094.29 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, JESSI J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $37,094.04 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ANTHONY T, SR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $37,093.99 Date 05/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, SHAWN D Employer name Erie County Amount $37,093.88 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, DARRELL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $37,093.82 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLENSKY, RICHARD S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,093.52 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KIMBERLY R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,093.51 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ALEXANDER V Employer name Department of State Amount $37,093.37 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, ANDREW NIGEL Employer name Central Islip Fire District Amount $37,093.28 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDER, JOSEPH R Employer name Education Department Amount $37,093.04 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ERINN E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $37,092.41 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, GINA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,092.11 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSERILLI, JANE M Employer name Chenango County Amount $37,091.90 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMSDEN, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,091.57 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKE, NICOLE S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $37,091.49 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANADOS, PERLA E Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $37,091.41 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARDICE, CHARLES K, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,091.41 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, DEREK G Employer name Town of Salisbury Amount $37,091.04 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES C Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $37,090.96 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, DEBORAH J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $37,090.80 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIGAN, THOMAS H, III Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,090.68 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DIANA L Employer name City of Corning Amount $37,090.42 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINK, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,090.33 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, JIM E Employer name Department of State Amount $37,090.33 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TCHERTKOFF, TATIANA Employer name Rockland County Amount $37,090.24 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MOLLY A Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $37,090.20 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERS, KELLY M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,090.12 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RONALD A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $37,089.85 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, KERRY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $37,089.48 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, RAYMOND E Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $37,089.16 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADO, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Newark Valley Amount $37,088.80 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUHRADA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,088.68 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISVERT, JAMES M Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $37,088.48 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, GEMMALYN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,088.46 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, LISA S Employer name Montgomery County Amount $37,088.42 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTTEL, RICHARD J Employer name Orange County Amount $37,088.00 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIAS, SUZANNA Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $37,087.97 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLMAN, DAVID M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $37,087.86 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, HEATHER L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,087.58 Date 05/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORCUTT, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,087.50 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLROYD, PATRICIA J Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $37,087.44 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHANNON N Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,087.27 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, NANCY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,087.05 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALL, KAREN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,086.96 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, SCOT F Employer name Avon CSD Amount $37,086.76 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLMAN, MARJORIE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,086.74 Date 06/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, WILLIAM Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $37,086.65 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ-ANDERSON, NANCEY Employer name Seneca County Amount $37,086.61 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDER, MARY B Employer name Town of Chili Amount $37,086.57 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN-FITZGERALD, SHELLY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,086.55 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ELAINE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,086.55 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, TIMOTHY D Employer name Broome County Amount $37,086.45 Date 08/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, CARL J, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,086.22 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUD, HEATHER J Employer name Yates County Amount $37,086.22 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBUZINSKY, JOSEPH R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,085.98 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTLER, JEFFREY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,085.94 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARATARE, KEVIN S Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $37,085.93 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DONNA J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $37,085.78 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMULAK, THOMAS R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $37,085.70 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, MARC T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $37,085.67 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, TREVOR R Employer name City of Middletown Amount $37,085.45 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, PAMELA C Employer name Town of Chili Amount $37,085.11 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, RITNER J Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $37,084.78 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, PEGGY M Employer name Clinton County Amount $37,084.39 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEER, DUANE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,084.04 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, STEVEN W Employer name Schoharie County Amount $37,083.92 Date 08/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINZIVALLI, VINCENT J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,083.83 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNA, ALECK J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,083.65 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System