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 SHERWOOD, MARK V Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $55,609.65 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANDREA, STEFANO U Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,609.60 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKER, JACINTA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,609.48 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, MERLE A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,609.46 Date 10/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KIM A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,609.09 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $55,608.91 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIER, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,608.70 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEGAN, DANIEL E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,608.52 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, OLIVETTE L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $55,608.42 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMO, MIGUEL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,608.21 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MIKE R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,608.11 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, TIMOTHY C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,608.06 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCENA, STEPHANIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,608.01 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRANZA, AIDA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,607.81 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, LINDSAY Employer name Pioneer Library System Amount $55,607.46 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, RICHARD S Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $55,607.44 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIOL, NIRVA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,607.43 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDOCK, ANDREW M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $55,607.33 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, MARY E Employer name Putnam County Amount $55,607.14 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIES, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,607.04 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MEGHAN M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $55,606.91 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNEY, ANDREA M Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $55,606.78 Date 04/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAORIELLO, PATRICIA A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $55,606.67 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,606.54 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, SATARRAH S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,606.44 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELONE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $55,606.40 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICCIONE, DEBRA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $55,605.84 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARTHA E Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $55,605.30 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUTH, CHRISTIAN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,605.18 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JACQUELINE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,604.81 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRENDINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,604.70 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, YVETTE A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $55,604.60 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, JARED T Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $55,604.60 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, IRIS N Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $55,604.35 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEI, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,603.84 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTES, VIRGINIA Employer name Village of Lake Grove Amount $55,603.74 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, JUAN Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $55,603.74 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICK, JOSEPH C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $55,603.52 Date 10/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEWATER, JOHN D Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,603.48 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMFOLA, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Avon Amount $55,603.08 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, CASSANDRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,602.88 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, WHITNEY Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,602.86 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLAND, ERIC J Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $55,602.70 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JILL Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $55,602.69 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABIELSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $55,602.69 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSER, EVELYN M Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $55,602.59 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIGGINS, MARY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,602.52 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KRISTEN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,602.41 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, JOAN M Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $55,602.27 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONIEWICZ, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,602.01 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DALE R Employer name Friendship CSD Amount $55,601.97 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, LAURA J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,601.77 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, PATRICK M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,601.70 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, LUKASZ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,601.58 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACCHINI, BARBARA J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $55,601.54 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, SHERRY L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $55,601.42 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SCOTT W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,601.29 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANN, SANDRA R Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $55,601.20 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, MICHELE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,600.83 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, ERIK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,600.79 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGOE, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Massena Amount $55,600.55 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSUCH, RYAN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,600.15 Date 05/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOVY, LORETTA M Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $55,600.14 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHER, EDWARD D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,599.99 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, JONATHAN E Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $55,599.82 Date 02/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DAVID P Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,599.78 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, ALLISON M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $55,599.11 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANSKI, ROBERT J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $55,598.56 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHAR, NOOR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,598.50 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNATARO, RICHARD D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,598.38 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZUTO, THOMAS M Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $55,598.29 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREKLEK, JOSEPH D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,598.25 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHAD D Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $55,598.10 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, STEPHEN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,597.78 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, NICHOLAS J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,597.62 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEER, ROBERT C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,597.61 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DONNA E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,597.60 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVELING, KEITH S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $55,597.60 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMER, SHARON A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $55,597.44 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULKERSON, SHAWNA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,597.04 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMITALO, SARAH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,596.98 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM-MARTINEZ, CHARIN A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $55,596.85 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, SHAMARA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,596.77 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPIER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,596.74 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEENBURN, APRIL M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,596.45 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKNESS, GLENN W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,596.30 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSY, JOSEPH Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,596.14 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORONTA, ARIEL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,596.01 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, BRYAN M Employer name Village of Alfred Amount $55,595.97 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHELLE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,595.94 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLO, DANIEL F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,595.78 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTARITA, ANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,595.58 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $55,595.45 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOLTZ, TERRANCE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,595.43 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLEY, HENRY A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $55,595.26 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDDEMON, ROSE S Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $55,595.25 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYKAMP, CONRAD E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,594.92 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGER-VOGEL, MARY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,594.86 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, NANCY Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $55,594.70 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,594.24 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System