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 LASKER, MASUD R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,916.05 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, MICHAEL C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,916.05 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBOK, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,916.05 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, RAVONDA R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,916.05 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LAURIEANNE Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,915.73 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELL, JIMPSON L Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $55,915.21 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIA, RUTHANN I Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $55,914.91 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON-MAYFIELD, CHYANN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,914.83 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CEDRIC Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $55,914.81 Date 12/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, LUCAS W Employer name Broome County Amount $55,914.78 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, HARRY J Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $55,914.68 Date 11/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADOS, DANIEL J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $55,914.51 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, LILIANA O Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,914.44 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFNER, PATRICIA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,914.40 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, KRISTI R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,914.24 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNERUP, CINDY L Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $55,914.07 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRANE, JANET T Employer name Erie County Amount $55,914.04 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CAROL G Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $55,913.84 Date 06/26/1961 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ADAM J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $55,913.80 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, ALESSANDRO Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,913.77 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, BRIAN P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $55,913.71 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, ALEXANDRA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,913.45 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SEAN T Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $55,912.98 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGAN, MARIA Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $55,912.26 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN MCMILLAN, GENELLE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,911.96 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, LISA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,911.96 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID M Employer name City of Utica Amount $55,911.22 Date 10/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, STACEY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,911.06 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SHANNON M Employer name Oswego County Amount $55,910.84 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTARD, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Utica Amount $55,910.77 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, GREGORY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,910.65 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPTON, ANNA S Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $55,910.54 Date 01/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOUGHBY, JAMES A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $55,910.50 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGGINS, LAMAR F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,910.40 Date 05/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JERRY Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,910.39 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODHEAD, LORI M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,910.28 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELEFELDT, BRITTANY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,910.28 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ROBERT J, JR Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $55,910.20 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, SHARON R Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $55,909.87 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIGAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $55,909.86 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSCHILD, ROBERT P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,909.66 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, ANGELA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,909.33 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KYLE A Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $55,909.33 Date 04/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Albion CSD Amount $55,909.10 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, EMILEY A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $55,908.99 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMENDOLA, SHARON T Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $55,908.83 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, CANDIDO Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,908.79 Date 12/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, ANN M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $55,908.64 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNO, KEITH D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $55,908.49 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, PATRICK A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $55,908.43 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MONICA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,907.93 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINSON, JASON J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $55,907.82 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, JANICE M Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $55,907.68 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, JULIE K Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $55,907.56 Date 06/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOELLI, PETER W Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $55,907.54 Date 11/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DEBRA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,907.47 Date 03/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, JOSEPH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,907.04 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEGO, KELLY T Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,907.01 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB-EDMUNDSON, LINDA V Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,906.91 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, RENEE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,906.69 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, PATRICIA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,906.68 Date 03/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, RICHARD Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $55,906.46 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIGA, SANDRA J Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $55,906.17 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TREVOR J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $55,906.00 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, JANET A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $55,905.92 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMIC, ENISA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,905.72 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, CAROLYN B Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $55,905.54 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTON, JERAMY R Employer name Cortland County Amount $55,905.28 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN STEEN, BRITTANY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,905.25 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALO, CAITLIN M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $55,905.23 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, ARIDIA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,904.82 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MICHAEL A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $55,904.55 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $55,903.99 Date 11/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DAVID M Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,903.86 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELONEK, BRITTANY A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $55,903.78 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, FRANK P Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,903.60 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWTHER, DANIEL T Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $55,903.48 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCINELLI, MARY ANNE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,903.41 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, LAUREN M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $55,903.36 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBEK, MARY S Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $55,903.29 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOELFERSHEIM, ALBERT H Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,903.20 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTA, BRADLEY A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,903.19 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPATSOS, DIANNE F Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $55,903.06 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DANIEL P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $55,902.86 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPROCKI, MARIE A Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $55,902.84 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, LISA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,902.79 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASMINE C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $55,902.59 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, NANCY A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,902.28 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH C Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $55,902.06 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, GARY O Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,901.82 Date 03/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVATIUS, MARY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,901.74 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CAROLYN J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $55,901.55 Date 10/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, JOHN E, II Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,901.05 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-SCHILLING, KATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,900.82 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, KEVIN J Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $55,900.73 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CARLA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,900.69 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, EDWARD N Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $55,900.61 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JAMIE T Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $55,900.41 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ROCELLE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,899.90 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNDS, CYNTHIA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $55,899.87 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System