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 WAITE, BRADLEY M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $33,002.59 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCHILLI, NICHOLAS R Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $33,002.34 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Oswego County Amount $33,002.22 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRONSKI, PATRICIA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $33,001.93 Date 03/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATA, TYLER M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $33,001.74 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREDA, MICHAEL C Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $33,001.74 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADCLIFFE, DENISE P Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $33,001.26 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, SUSAN D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $33,000.80 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, BRYAN M Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $33,000.79 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, EMILY M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $33,000.77 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, JOHN W Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $33,000.04 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, RICHARD M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $33,000.00 Date 03/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA PAVA, MARCELA Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $32,999.99 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYR, JONATHON R Employer name S Tier West Reg Plan,Dev Bd Amount $32,999.98 Date 06/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MATTHEW P Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $32,999.96 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNNICLIFF, DANIEL J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $32,999.94 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JILL A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $32,999.12 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISCOM, KEVIN D Employer name Erie County Amount $32,998.87 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETSCH, WENDY W Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $32,998.75 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANK, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,998.58 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, RONALD B, JR Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $32,998.48 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEE, KYLE P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $32,998.30 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $32,998.20 Date 02/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERAM, AMANDA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $32,997.93 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROR, ERICA C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $32,997.89 Date 01/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUART, CINDY L Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $32,997.87 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Tioga County Amount $32,997.81 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGAN, DARCY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $32,997.75 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MOLLY A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $32,997.20 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANAGNOSTAKIS, MICHAEL Employer name Orange County Amount $32,997.09 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, LEIGH J Employer name Orange County Amount $32,997.09 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONELLI, KATHERINE E Employer name Orange County Amount $32,997.09 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, BARRY J Employer name Orange County Amount $32,997.09 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, KEVIN W Employer name Orange County Amount $32,997.09 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, MARIE K Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $32,996.74 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RYAN E Employer name Village of Nissequogue Amount $32,996.56 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKARI, MAZI J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $32,996.13 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, MICHAEL E Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $32,996.01 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANTER, ROBERT P, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $32,995.86 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOROTHA L Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $32,995.76 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, PAULA M Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $32,995.74 Date 02/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, WESLEY O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $32,995.54 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MEGHAN R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $32,995.47 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEROKA, KEVIN V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $32,995.36 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, CHARLOTTE F Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $32,995.34 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANSTROM, LISA A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $32,995.13 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETL, SHARON E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $32,994.90 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERI, ERNEST Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $32,994.89 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIBANICH, BETTY J Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $32,994.78 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, MAURICIO A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $32,994.68 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, TRACY A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $32,994.45 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYER, SHANNON J Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $32,994.39 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MELISSA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $32,994.03 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMPUS, GEORGE O, JR Employer name Town of Fabius Amount $32,993.93 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RHONDA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,993.62 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $32,993.54 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIARENI, SALVATORE Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $32,993.40 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIES, KEVIN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $32,993.38 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERS-BROWN, SHERRILYN C Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $32,993.34 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNISS, GINA S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $32,993.33 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONN, SHERRIE L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $32,993.19 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, STACEY L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $32,992.90 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROCHELLE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $32,992.67 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEETS, KAREN A Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $32,992.42 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, FRANK E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $32,992.33 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, ERIN LEE Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $32,992.32 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, BARBARA H Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $32,992.28 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, RANDY J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $32,992.18 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, LORI A Employer name Village of Wolcott Amount $32,991.97 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $32,991.57 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, BROOKE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $32,991.40 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, NATHAN S Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $32,990.89 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTVA, DAWN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $32,990.73 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARRAT, TAMARA L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $32,990.60 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, JAUNITA M Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $32,990.49 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRIBOGA, DARLING E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,990.48 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, PAULETTE Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $32,990.40 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDAS, STEPHEN V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $32,990.30 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, DUVERT Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $32,990.20 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGA, PATRICIA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $32,990.00 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, ROBERT E Employer name Orange County Amount $32,989.90 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKIE, JUDITH R Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $32,988.89 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, SCOTT J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $32,988.39 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWS, DWAIN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $32,988.38 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITERA, DOREEN A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $32,988.37 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, BARBARA E Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $32,988.07 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARMIENTO, MARIA C Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $32,987.95 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, MICHAEL W Employer name Erie County Amount $32,986.91 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, WILLIAM T Employer name Erie County Amount $32,986.86 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SHARETA D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,986.86 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMEY, FERNE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $32,986.77 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDBERGER, JENNIFER Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $32,985.84 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKHILL, TIMMY Employer name Franklin County Amount $32,985.81 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, TONI M Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $32,985.56 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, KARINA A Employer name Orange County Amount $32,985.48 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, LAURA E Employer name Orange County Amount $32,985.48 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, JORGE A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $32,985.25 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, CIARA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $32,985.01 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ISMELDA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $32,984.79 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILAKIS, LISA A Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $32,984.79 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System