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 RIZO, CARINA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,915.20 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, ERIN N Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,915.18 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, TREMAYNE E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $54,914.90 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACSON, JOSHUA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $54,914.90 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, HOLLY A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $54,914.83 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADEKIAN, JONATHAN Z Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,914.75 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, DARCEL R Employer name Rome Housing Authority Amount $54,914.71 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OEHLBECK, MARSHA L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $54,914.63 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, JOSEPH L Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,914.53 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANNI, MARIO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,914.49 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZANJIAN, LEO A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,914.44 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, RICHARD M, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,914.03 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, TARA L Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $54,914.03 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETZAK, JOANNE C Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $54,913.69 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDENSTEIN, DALE R Employer name Town of Candor Amount $54,913.27 Date 12/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIBBIN, DEBRA E Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,913.07 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, JAMES E, JR Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $54,913.02 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILIAN, JESSE L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,912.65 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERPE, JOSEPH W Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,912.46 Date 03/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, ALICIA B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,912.29 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWICK, DANA C Employer name Village of Trumansburg Amount $54,912.22 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, AI-LIEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,912.00 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, THOMAS Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,911.85 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, VIRGINIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,911.54 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, NICHOLAS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,911.21 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ADRIENE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,910.99 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHERN, ANDRE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,910.92 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, PETER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,910.73 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMAR D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,910.29 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, FRANCIS J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $54,910.22 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MACKENZIE C Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $54,910.20 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ROBIN E Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $54,909.98 Date 11/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JASON P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $54,909.92 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASIE, KAREN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,909.73 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,909.28 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, KEITH E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $54,909.19 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, CHARLES A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,908.92 Date 09/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERSON, PENNY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $54,908.21 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIAMMETTA, JAMES K Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $54,908.11 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREAU, JESSICA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,908.11 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMER, LAUREN E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $54,907.94 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, MARIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,907.80 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, LISA M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $54,907.79 Date 08/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERVERDING, ANNE C Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,907.75 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,907.53 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICK, JESSICA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,907.23 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPBURN, PAMELA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,907.08 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Peru CSD Amount $54,907.00 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINELLO, ERIN E Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,906.70 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUILES, TERESA Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $54,906.70 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHIRO, JENNIFER E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $54,906.69 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, GLORIA A Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $54,906.65 Date 07/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, JOHN W Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $54,906.61 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SHANNON M Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $54,906.21 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, SUZANNE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,906.02 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MOTT, LINDA A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $54,905.85 Date 09/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, RICHARD P, III Employer name Village of Stewart Manor Amount $54,905.70 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINEZ, ROSA E Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $54,905.23 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, NICHOLAS S Employer name Erie County Amount $54,905.00 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JOYCE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,904.99 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, JEFFREY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,904.87 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, MARK L Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $54,904.80 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, LISA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,904.72 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ERIN K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,904.25 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, MEI YUK Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,904.23 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MEGHAN E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,903.73 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAHAM, MELLISSA J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $54,903.73 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRELL, JAMES C Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $54,903.71 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYER, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,903.59 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, ROXANNE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,903.45 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, ALFRED T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,903.11 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, KELLI J Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $54,903.03 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS-BUNDY, PATRICIA Employer name Erie County Amount $54,902.44 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEO, PAUL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,902.05 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARANTO, ANNETTE L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $54,901.86 Date 07/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-BARRETT, ANDREA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,901.77 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOO, BRIAN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,901.65 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, GINA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $54,901.58 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JENNIFER L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $54,901.52 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,901.33 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CAROLYN H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,901.29 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUSTRUP, JUSTIN F Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,901.23 Date 02/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENICK, KATHERINE P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,901.12 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELFRIDGE, DINA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,901.12 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARASINSKI, EDWARD F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,901.01 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON BRAUNSBERG, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,900.78 Date 08/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUTZ, ALISON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,900.63 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTES, JOSEPH D Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,900.62 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, JASON S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,900.58 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUASCONI, BRADLEY J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $54,899.90 Date 05/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, TYLER J Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $54,899.73 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXFORD, STEPHEN L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,899.68 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARIA, BASIL P Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $54,899.31 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, NIKIA S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,899.27 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETHIGER, LISA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,899.06 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, ELLEN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,899.02 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, WEIZHU Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,899.02 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESTER, TRACEY LEE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,898.99 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLE, MATTHEW M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $54,898.79 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLAIR, REBECCA B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,898.57 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System