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 STROH, RONALD J, JR Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $56,299.87 Date 12/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, MIRIAME Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $56,299.51 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, ROBERT E, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $56,299.47 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCINO, DIANE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $56,299.34 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, WINSTON R Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $56,299.04 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARSKI, PAWEL Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $56,298.71 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DAVID J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,298.39 Date 12/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KEVIN J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $56,297.97 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGORSKI, STEPHEN A Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $56,297.91 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORNER, DENISE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,297.72 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASKOV, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,297.66 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANCARLO, MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Amount $56,297.64 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELISSAINT, JACKSON Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $56,297.49 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINO, JOHN J Employer name Fulton County Amount $56,296.96 Date 04/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDER, STEPHAN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $56,296.87 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, MAX W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,296.83 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Parma Amount $56,296.79 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SAPIA-NEGRO, ANNA LISA Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,296.68 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZEWICZ, RHONDA D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,296.62 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, BRIAN L Employer name Tioga County Amount $56,296.57 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DONNA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,296.56 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANCY, ROBERT, JR Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $56,296.51 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICKNOR, SUSAN J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $56,296.22 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, ELSIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,296.07 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVISS, MARTIN A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $56,295.99 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTU, BOIMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,295.98 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIN, TINA J Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $56,295.87 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTELLER, LAWRENCE Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $56,295.70 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, RANDY L Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $56,294.84 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENO, MARK L Employer name Broome County Amount $56,294.83 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMATOVA, VALENTINA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $56,294.28 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, ADRIENE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,294.18 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MAUREEN C Employer name Warren County Amount $56,294.05 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDMARK, LAVERNE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,293.87 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOGAN, BRUCE Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,293.75 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, SALVATORE J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $56,293.56 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODT, JOSEPH T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,293.39 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREWSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,293.35 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONTI, PHILIP J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $56,293.27 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHAMOUD, ABDIRAHMAN Employer name Erie County Amount $56,293.03 Date 07/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMISZKO, JANE P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,292.85 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKE, GARY L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $56,292.59 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, PATRICIA A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $56,292.28 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONADIO, JONI LYNN Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,292.26 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANELLO, DEBORAH G Employer name Erie County Amount $56,291.98 Date 02/22/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CATHY Employer name Montgomery County Amount $56,291.94 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONATHAN, VICKI A Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,291.92 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ANDREW B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $56,291.85 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHARMAINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,291.68 Date 11/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, EDWARD A, III Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $56,291.55 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYAM, MICHELLE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,291.29 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS, RASHAWN Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $56,291.13 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORUSSO, JAMES Employer name Village of Depew Amount $56,291.01 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYNE, PAUL A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,290.43 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LAWRENCE J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,290.13 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANOK, OKSANA A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $56,289.11 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARMIENTO, FELICITA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,288.99 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,288.97 Date 05/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, BARBARA A Employer name Albany County Amount $56,288.74 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, ROLFE E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $56,288.69 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLINGSWORTH, JO A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $56,288.60 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSON, SANDRA Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,288.20 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, DANA R, JR Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $56,288.18 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, PERRY W Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $56,287.70 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JASON W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,287.66 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DOREEN W Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,287.55 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MICHELLE A Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $56,287.53 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADSEN, DONALD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,287.34 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, JAMES R Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $56,286.58 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELL, KAREN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,286.51 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZYPIEN, ROBERTA C Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,286.03 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDAT, ANTHONY P Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $56,285.63 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSSER, DIANE L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $56,285.57 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, TORRIAN KEITH Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,285.45 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMONS, JOHN P Employer name Herkimer County Amount $56,285.42 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LARRY M Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $56,285.35 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWRY, MELODY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,285.24 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, LINDA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,285.15 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUEBERT, CODY E Employer name Town of Webb Amount $56,285.06 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $56,284.96 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVRARD, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $56,284.88 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACELLA, JAMES N Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $56,284.85 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERRANO, DOMINGO Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,284.84 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPA, ANDREA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $56,284.04 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILIOX, ROBERT J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $56,283.88 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCHETT, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Warren County Amount $56,283.75 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, PATRICIA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,283.66 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CASCIO, ANGELINA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $56,283.57 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, CAITLIN Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $56,283.50 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, TODD C Employer name Erie County Amount $56,283.26 Date 11/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ANN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,283.13 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RONNIE Employer name City of Auburn Amount $56,282.87 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, HEATHER L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $56,282.56 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, BRUCE J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $56,282.52 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $56,282.48 Date 11/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, BRIAN K Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $56,282.32 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, LARRY D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $56,282.31 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, PHILIP H Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,282.31 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, VINNEA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,282.28 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, TAMETHIEA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,282.19 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System