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, GEOFFREY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,561.79 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHICK, DAVID C Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $55,561.54 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS-GRIFFIN, TERRY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,561.32 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, LANA G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,561.27 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTA-NORTON, TERESA A Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $55,561.20 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, LIZTAZIA I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,560.89 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, JOHN G Employer name Village of Mayville Amount $55,560.88 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANILLA, LORRAINE Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $55,560.73 Date 05/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLIS, LAURA C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,560.42 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOZDA, CYNTHIA E Employer name Albany County Amount $55,560.06 Date 05/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JEFFREY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,559.55 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, DANIEL L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,559.44 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, ROBERT D Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,559.43 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, STEVEN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,559.34 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, KAREN A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,558.84 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIW, ALYSIA K Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,558.74 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,558.63 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIMI, YLBER Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $55,558.50 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, CELESTE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,558.45 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, DIANE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,557.83 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, PATTI A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $55,557.76 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, DONALD L, III Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $55,557.64 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, WESLEY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,557.56 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINN, ALISSA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,557.42 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DOROTHEA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,557.27 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUTWURST, ELIZABETH R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,557.21 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, JESSICA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,557.20 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOMAZZA, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,557.17 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPRIT, MARVIN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $55,556.96 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINBERG, EUGENE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $55,556.91 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRANTZ, JASON M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $55,556.78 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, PAUL C Employer name Uniondale Fire Dist Amount $55,556.30 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JOSEPH D Employer name Fulton County Amount $55,556.12 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, SEAN T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,556.00 Date 03/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DEANNA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,555.59 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIVE, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $55,555.56 Date 10/06/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, GORDON J Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $55,555.53 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOESSLE, JEFFRY D, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $55,555.12 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPIN, JOSHUA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,554.97 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SARAH W Employer name Ontario County Amount $55,554.87 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMBARDI, JACQUELINE Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $55,554.51 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, BETH A Employer name Broome County Amount $55,554.50 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSOBROOK, ILLYA A Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $55,554.32 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGLER, NATHALIE M Employer name Ontario County Amount $55,553.86 Date 03/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERO, ROBERT L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $55,553.28 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSMER, MARYELLEN Employer name Orleans County Amount $55,553.23 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MAUREEN E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $55,552.57 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TIFFANY Employer name Education Department Amount $55,552.26 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, TIFFANY Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $55,552.10 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS-PEREZ, MARTA I Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $55,551.77 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, SCOTT A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,551.30 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTOWICZ, MARY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,550.74 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, KRISTIN E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,550.67 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUZZI, KEVIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,550.51 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYE, NANCY C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,550.01 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTRI, JENNIFER A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $55,549.67 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADESSE, SAMRAWIT Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,549.62 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILPO, YADIRA Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,549.58 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, WENDY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,549.56 Date 10/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH G, SR Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $55,549.53 Date 11/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, CORRINNE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,549.44 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCHIONE, EMILY S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $55,549.05 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANT, KEITH E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,548.93 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, JON C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,548.51 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICELLI, JAMES A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,548.23 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JANINE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,547.75 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJCZEWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $55,547.67 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELZER, WILLIAM J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $55,547.66 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,547.54 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZOS, INDIRA V Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $55,547.44 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MICHELLE K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,547.42 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, JAMIE B Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,547.41 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSS, LEON H, JR Employer name Town of Broadalbin Amount $55,547.30 Date 11/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITER, DAVID W Employer name Town of Claverack Amount $55,547.20 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAKMAK, LINDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $55,547.17 Date 03/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, JAMES E Employer name Fulton County Amount $55,547.02 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTY, CONSTANCE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,546.89 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRATO, SUSAN M Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $55,546.60 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, LYNN A Employer name City of Hudson Amount $55,546.24 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSSO, SUSAN C Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $55,546.00 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREECK, DOREEN C Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $55,546.00 Date 08/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JAMES E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $55,545.99 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, WILBERTO Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $55,545.78 Date 12/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, COLLEEN A Employer name Oswego County Amount $55,545.34 Date 08/22/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JAMES M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $55,545.21 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSELLA, MATT L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,545.10 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,545.10 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, GINAMARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,545.10 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BARD, STEPHANIE R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,545.08 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCHER, STEVEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,544.93 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOUZIAS, VICKY A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $55,544.65 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTCHWAY, GORDON Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,544.48 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYEK, AMY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,544.45 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, THOMAS M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $55,544.32 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ERIC A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,544.18 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOUFF-TAYLOR, KATHLEEN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,544.08 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOLAKIS, CHRYSANTHE T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,544.06 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANSZYSN, DENNIS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,544.03 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ROBERT A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $55,543.85 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, DEBORAH M Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $55,543.80 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System