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 FERGERSON, JULIA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,967.20 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROSALIE A Employer name Avoca CSD Amount $54,966.73 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADRO-GARONE, VERONICA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $54,966.66 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SANDRA G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,966.54 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENSTADT, MARGARET G Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $54,966.37 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARONY, MATTHEW D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $54,966.33 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JACOB R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $54,966.29 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAVEGATTO, TANIA P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $54,966.26 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, PATRICIA F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,966.18 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, KATHI A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $54,966.03 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGERMINO, VINCENT P Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $54,965.91 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCO, DONNA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,965.86 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, JOANNE L Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,965.86 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, CHRISTINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,965.82 Date 03/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,965.77 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, SHANNA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $54,965.42 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LAURA M Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $54,965.35 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, TIMOTHY W Employer name Town of Oxford Amount $54,965.31 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, ROBIN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,965.30 Date 11/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ERIC J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $54,965.00 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAGLIN, DAVID R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $54,964.93 Date 07/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $54,964.51 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRA, DEBORAH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,963.87 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOERBER-KULZER, ELKE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,963.78 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAMVAS, ANDREA R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $54,963.77 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, DYLAN D Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $54,963.70 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMICK, WALTER W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $54,963.67 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, GLORIANA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,963.53 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARALYN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,963.25 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVISKI, TRACI LYN Employer name Orange County Amount $54,962.90 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, KENNETH D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $54,962.60 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIZIA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $54,962.49 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DIANE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,962.49 Date 09/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABRE, SHERYL L Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $54,962.06 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARD, MARCIA J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $54,962.00 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SCOTT W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $54,961.93 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUOTI, SALVATORE P Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,961.87 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LUIS F Employer name Village of Manorhaven Amount $54,961.74 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIETTE, THOMAS A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,961.70 Date 12/17/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, ANGEL Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $54,961.45 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONE, MARGARET E Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,961.37 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUIN, JOSEPH N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,960.91 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,960.87 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TERRY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,960.58 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASSON, MICHAEL R Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $54,960.56 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, JAMES F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,960.56 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, SHERIE L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $54,960.28 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIDOU, JANINE L Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $54,960.26 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, BRENDA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,960.07 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOSE, JOHN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,960.07 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATINA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,959.27 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, DONNA L Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $54,958.98 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRTLE, MARIANNE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $54,958.79 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACHA, MARY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,958.27 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARCIA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,958.27 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, BRIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,958.24 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ANTHONY E Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $54,958.14 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZTABNIK, LAURA A Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $54,957.89 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, LISA A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $54,957.37 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADLINGTON, KENDRA Employer name Town of Southold Amount $54,957.33 Date 12/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,957.10 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDS, JOHN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,956.87 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JENNIFER L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,956.80 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEEBAUM, LAURA J Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $54,956.77 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABLANTE, ALBERT R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,956.54 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICHERT, LORETTA A Employer name Town of Chester Amount $54,955.66 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIOVANNI, JOHN J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,955.63 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $54,955.58 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LADELL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $54,955.57 Date 12/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHFORD, LENORA A Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $54,955.54 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ZACHARY S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $54,955.53 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORAGONG, BENJAMIN O Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $54,955.48 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MATTHEW P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,955.28 Date 01/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,955.25 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, MARK Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,954.90 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, CENAISE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,954.82 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, SUSAN A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $54,954.73 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUCCI, BERNADETTE T Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $54,954.45 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMAN, KENDRA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,954.05 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEY, KATHLEEN Employer name Village of Walden Amount $54,954.04 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, SHANE A Employer name Orange County Amount $54,953.88 Date 06/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNE, STEVEN A Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $54,953.49 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $54,953.46 Date 08/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Elmira Amount $54,953.39 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,953.28 Date 07/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELISSIER, PIERRE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,953.02 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WILLIAM A Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,952.89 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMICH, KATHY A Employer name Washington County Amount $54,952.50 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELKIEWICZ, MICHELLE J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,952.35 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAPERUTO, DIANE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,952.01 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAVEY, BRENDAN B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,952.01 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, ASHANTI A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,952.01 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GLORIA Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $54,951.95 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTANSKI, DENNIS J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $54,951.73 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, WANDA J Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $54,951.31 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESWIADOMY, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,951.03 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARILYN J Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $54,951.00 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROSIERS, DENISE S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $54,950.73 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, CLIVE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,950.69 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIUTA, MARTIN F Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $54,950.58 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System