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 MATHOUS, TRAVIS D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $57,962.55 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANK, TANIA L Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $57,962.44 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, ROBERT H, III Employer name Village of Walden Amount $57,962.15 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROER, SCOTT M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $57,962.07 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRALDO, DAMIAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,962.06 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, STEVEN C Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $57,962.05 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DAVID J Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $57,961.86 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KIM A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $57,961.69 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SHARILYN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,961.66 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, EDMUND W, JR Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $57,961.49 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTERO, IRVING Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $57,961.44 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, STUART E Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,961.35 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $57,960.72 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, JOSEPH E Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $57,960.66 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALD, ALBERT, JR Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $57,960.63 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLO, MICHELE Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $57,960.57 Date 02/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRIMIO, MARISA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,960.44 Date 06/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHBURG, LAUREN P Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $57,960.30 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERA, JESUS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,960.26 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, RAYMOND A Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,960.01 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, SETH B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,959.95 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDERSKI, JULIE L Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $57,959.94 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, KAREN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,959.91 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDINGS, BRAD S Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $57,959.81 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $57,959.79 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNDON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Broome County Amount $57,959.75 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, JAMES B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,959.72 Date 02/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,959.50 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, RICHARD M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,959.46 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, BRIAN J Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $57,959.12 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, JOSEPH T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $57,959.07 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JOYCE C Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,959.03 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELGHAZZALI, NADIA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,958.77 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMAND, MARIE J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $57,958.70 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, JAMES P, JR Employer name Village of New York Mills Amount $57,958.66 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, IRVING Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $57,958.46 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLENBECK, JEFFERY S Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $57,958.38 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, DULCE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,957.78 Date 11/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, ELEANOR Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $57,957.56 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NANCY A Employer name City of Albany Amount $57,957.35 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOCEOUR, BONNIE S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,957.03 Date 07/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANIORSKI, PAULA F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,956.72 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIR, SHAM P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $57,956.64 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, DAVID G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,956.05 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, ROOBI A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $57,956.01 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRIAN A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $57,955.84 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,955.67 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, ERIC G Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $57,955.42 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JASON A Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $57,955.16 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $57,954.96 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, GAIL Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $57,954.83 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, MICHAEL B Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,954.68 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEER, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $57,954.50 Date 05/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAMINO, AMANDA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,954.31 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JENNIFER A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,954.26 Date 05/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MARCIA E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $57,954.11 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,954.06 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $57,953.88 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, TAMMY M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $57,953.85 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOECKL, STEPHEN T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,953.84 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIHR, CONSTANCE Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,953.76 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CAITLIN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,953.75 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MARKIEST T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,953.47 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASKIEWCZ, GERALDINE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,953.28 Date 02/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECINE, MARY T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $57,953.24 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, NANCY R Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $57,953.09 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORSELL, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Chautauqua Amount $57,952.93 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, MICHAEL J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,952.92 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, COURTNEY E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $57,952.83 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, BARBARA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,952.56 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILECKI, MICHELLE Employer name Education Department Amount $57,952.47 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAMIELLO, JENNIE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,952.29 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWADZKI, RICKY Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $57,952.27 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATLEY, JOYCE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $57,952.20 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, CRAIG A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $57,952.19 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHAN, ADAM J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $57,952.17 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROWAN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,951.84 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBROVOSKY, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Skaneateles Amount $57,951.76 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVE, DANETTE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,951.65 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISSELL, APRIL R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,951.65 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JUDIAN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,951.56 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERSON, KERRY J Employer name Orange County Amount $57,951.55 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GREGORY M Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $57,951.43 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, PATRICIA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,951.03 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARDALES, LINO Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,950.98 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, CAROL H Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $57,950.70 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MARY E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,950.38 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENEY, BRETT R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $57,950.30 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITTMEYER, DAVID A Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $57,949.81 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, BRIAN D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $57,949.64 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITTO, ANN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,949.58 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAD, SYED AHMAD Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,949.55 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMAN, MARY ALICE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,949.11 Date 03/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, JUSTIN L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,948.74 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,948.15 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, ALICIA J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $57,948.02 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERIN, ELISA C Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $57,947.88 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAURISANI, DANIEL C Employer name City of Utica Amount $57,947.65 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHONKA, NICHOLAS M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $57,947.60 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, JONATHAN C Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $57,947.50 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System