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 MATTICE, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $30,912.66 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $30,912.65 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, CHERIE R Employer name Orleans County Amount $30,912.28 Date 06/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, LINDA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,912.07 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MELISSA K Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $30,912.03 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONISZEWSKI, AMBER J Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,911.55 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBO, LINDA F Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $30,911.52 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, MIGUEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $30,911.23 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ROBERT W Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $30,911.22 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLEWITZ, JILLIAN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,911.17 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, CAROL E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $30,911.02 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, FRANSHAWN R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $30,910.99 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCE, DEIRDRE P Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $30,910.72 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, JAMES F Employer name Town of North East Amount $30,910.63 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, JEFFREY Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $30,910.30 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HOLLY JO Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $30,909.89 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, ERICA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $30,909.79 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSBURY, MATTHEW C Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $30,909.64 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $30,909.61 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONSKY, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $30,909.06 Date 04/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERICAK, JOHN G Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $30,909.06 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MARY L Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $30,908.84 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAND, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $30,908.80 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MAXIMINO Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,908.53 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATON, MICHAEL D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,908.40 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRENTI, PALMA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,908.37 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESKIN, VICKI L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $30,908.25 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWENS, KEILA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $30,908.19 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, TRACEY L Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $30,907.91 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHEUX, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $30,907.65 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JENNIFER W Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $30,907.46 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERLETH, GARY M Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $30,907.06 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDSTROM, KATHY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $30,906.83 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSINA, BARBARA A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $30,906.80 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, STEVEN W Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $30,905.81 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, DIANE L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $30,905.61 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, DUSTIN M Employer name Village of Portville Amount $30,905.56 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, SARAH B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,905.48 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER-COLLISON, DOROTHY M Employer name Chenango County Amount $30,905.27 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, MEGAN A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $30,904.71 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $30,904.32 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JESSIE A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $30,904.22 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ALAN J Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $30,904.21 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLMAN, SARA A Employer name City of Utica Amount $30,902.67 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, CASEY M Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $30,902.15 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, ELAINE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $30,902.02 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, BRANDY F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,901.76 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, KIMBERLY A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $30,901.52 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, LINDA E Employer name Essex County Amount $30,901.20 Date 10/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, DEBORAH L Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $30,901.17 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, TAMMRA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,900.93 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, ALICE S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $30,900.69 Date 11/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, WILLIAM Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $30,900.52 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, SHEILA D Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $30,900.22 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MICHAEL R Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $30,900.21 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, GARY Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $30,900.03 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, JANET J Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $30,900.00 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, JANET L Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $30,899.90 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPERCZAK, JARED J Employer name City of Corning Amount $30,899.56 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHEM, JERRY K Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $30,899.49 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDANI, ROBERT J Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $30,899.33 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOPY, CRAIG K Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $30,899.18 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURK, CARYN L Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $30,898.02 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACHELLI, ANTHONY M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $30,898.00 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOYAN, GEORGE Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $30,897.22 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGERT, WILLIAM A Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $30,897.05 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIK, DANIEL G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $30,896.79 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, KIMBERLY B Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,896.50 Date 09/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERWAX, DEBRA A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $30,896.42 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, KIM C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,896.25 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, FRANCISCO, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $30,896.11 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ANTHONY J Employer name Charlotte Valley CSD Amount $30,896.01 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOE, REBECCA M Employer name Erie County Amount $30,895.94 Date 11/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNZEL, FRANCIS A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,895.86 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, JUSTIN H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $30,895.57 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARY J, JR Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $30,895.55 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTT, BENJAMIN T Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $30,895.52 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIROLAMO, ROSE M Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $30,895.14 Date 02/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUPE, SUSAN B Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $30,894.96 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Health Amount $30,893.94 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, ANGELA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,893.86 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKKELSEN, JOSHUA S Employer name Town of Hector Amount $30,893.75 Date 11/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCHU, SANDRA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,893.22 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, ERIC O Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $30,892.94 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSH, ROBERT M Employer name Erie County Amount $30,892.73 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, GAIL K Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $30,892.72 Date 01/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, CAROL E Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $30,892.22 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERENBERG, MAXWELL E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $30,892.09 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, FRANK J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $30,891.64 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $30,891.60 Date 03/18/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, PATRICIA L Employer name Broome County Amount $30,891.56 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, CHERYL A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $30,891.56 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GREGORY E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,891.53 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVENUTO, KATHERINE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,891.50 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNUP, MICHAEL A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $30,891.41 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, WILLIAM K, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $30,891.20 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAW, PAUL J Employer name Greene County Amount $30,891.20 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, DAMITA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,890.42 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROXAS, JONALYN V Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $30,890.10 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNIG, TRACY L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $30,889.92 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System