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 TEDESCHI, SETH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,000.97 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZUTO, FRANCINE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $57,000.95 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZER, AMANDA E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $57,000.62 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, HOLLYANN M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,000.59 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARUSCH, DANIEL S Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $57,000.57 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEMAN, HANZ Z Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $57,000.50 Date 05/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVA, BRENDA L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $57,000.38 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ANGELA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $57,000.23 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, SALVATORE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,000.16 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBECKY, RICHARD J Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $57,000.07 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DANIEL H Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $57,000.06 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $57,000.06 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CYNTHIA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,000.03 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLER, GAEL R, SR Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $57,000.00 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, MAUREEN P Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $57,000.00 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWK, MEGHAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $56,999.86 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LYNN A Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $56,999.86 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, EDWIN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $56,999.81 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, PAMELA L Employer name Orange County Amount $56,999.76 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JESSICA Employer name Orange County Amount $56,999.75 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUADRONI, DEBRA A Employer name Orange County Amount $56,999.74 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHARON R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,999.49 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, THERESA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,999.46 Date 02/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBROSSE, JEAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,999.20 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PIKE, GARY W, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $56,998.93 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCZ, MARY A Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $56,998.80 Date 03/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBURG, KRISTEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,998.50 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANAN, AMIRAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,998.45 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDMAN, LONNIE P Employer name City of Oneida Amount $56,998.26 Date 10/12/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WILLIAM E Employer name Delaware County Amount $56,997.98 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLES, MICHAEL S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,997.93 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, SHAWN A Employer name Erie County Amount $56,997.44 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, ANTONY A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $56,997.43 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, STEVEN Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $56,997.16 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSSANTOS, DAMIAO Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $56,997.09 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $56,997.06 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITTE, JASON W Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,996.92 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KLEECK, RICHARD A Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $56,996.71 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDEL, ADIEL I Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $56,996.49 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CHRISTINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,995.95 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, PEDRO, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $56,995.94 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, JACQUELINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,995.78 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFEO, PAUL P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $56,995.73 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JAIME Employer name Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Amount $56,995.37 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, WILLIE R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $56,995.28 Date 12/26/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADIGAN, MARGARET Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,994.94 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, MARY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $56,994.80 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHL, KEVIN G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,994.07 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARINGER, PHILLIP P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,993.79 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAGNA, ANTHONY S Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $56,993.77 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGOE, NANCY A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $56,993.75 Date 06/25/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NICHOLAS A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $56,993.58 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ANDREW T Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $56,993.47 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, JON W Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $56,993.30 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, VIETELYN Employer name Orange County Amount $56,993.22 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $56,993.19 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERES, CARON Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $56,993.15 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVAZZO, LISA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,992.45 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, TONY K Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $56,991.82 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, JUSTIN A Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $56,991.57 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, STELLA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,991.44 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFONCE, MELISSA C Employer name Garrison UFSD Amount $56,991.37 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOHN F, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,991.30 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KRISTI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,991.18 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, GERALDINE Employer name Orange County Amount $56,990.94 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNEY, MADALYNN S Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,990.71 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODALE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $56,990.48 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DONALD F Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $56,990.48 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYS, TRACY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,990.14 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TODD C Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $56,989.27 Date 06/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, RANDOLPH H Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $56,989.05 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, STEVEN J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $56,988.90 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTON, SONJI A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $56,988.85 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, WILLIAM G Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $56,988.39 Date 04/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROUN, FALLON K Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $56,988.07 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, ROSELEE Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,988.06 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKO, ANNA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,988.03 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUMANS, HEATHER M Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,987.98 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLISON, TARA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,987.70 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DANA L Employer name Warren County Amount $56,987.66 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, BENZER M Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $56,987.66 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, RYAN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $56,987.63 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, ADAM M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,986.90 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLAVINO, JOSEPH E Employer name Department of Law Amount $56,986.87 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKHON-TREANOR, PRABHJOT K Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $56,986.87 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNA, COREEN A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $56,986.50 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALA, CATHERINE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,986.33 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENGBUSCH, LAURIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $56,986.28 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOTT, DONNA Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,986.17 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDONIO, KIMBERLY L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $56,985.46 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIECHERT, DONNA J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,985.22 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMLACKHANSINGH, ANDERSON Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $56,985.21 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREELEY, CATHERINE E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $56,985.02 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, JAMES R Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $56,984.93 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUBA, DANIEL E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $56,984.76 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCWA, PAUL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,984.49 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $56,984.37 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KATHLEEN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,984.30 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, JEANNE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,984.12 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, TONY A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $56,984.09 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System