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 SCHAEFER, STEPHEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $54,898.33 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THOMAS L, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,898.09 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEHDEFFER, SHARON L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $54,897.65 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTLE, KIMBERLY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,897.63 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, MARIA I Employer name Education Department Amount $54,897.54 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVINO, CARMINA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,897.54 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRALEY, MARK J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,897.41 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $54,897.18 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JUNE E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $54,897.17 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGMANN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $54,897.01 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSEVELT, FREDERICK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $54,896.93 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJESKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $54,896.85 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, ALICIA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,896.74 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CHARNEA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,896.62 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKLEY, JAMIE J Employer name Town of Chester Amount $54,896.45 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, VANITY V Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $54,896.28 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, DANIEL M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $54,896.19 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, SHELLEY LEE Employer name Village of Depew Amount $54,895.97 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, MATTHEW J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $54,895.83 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLA, MICHAEL L Employer name Bethpage Water District Amount $54,895.82 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHORK, MARK A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $54,895.70 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFONE, DENISE M Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $54,895.66 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEILDING, KENNETH W Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,895.65 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DUSTIN J Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,895.43 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, MAURA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,895.42 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, DAVID R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,895.40 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINN, STEFANIE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,894.89 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANICA, GEORGE G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,894.69 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, BRNAYANN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $54,894.40 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, DELROY N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,894.11 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISKOVIC, CINDY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,894.01 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, CHEVIS M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,894.01 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN, JAMES E Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $54,893.82 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONNER, DANIELLE D Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $54,893.74 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, READE E Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $54,893.54 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARDALES, EDGAR J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,893.44 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, STEPHEN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,893.18 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KRISTINE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,892.90 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, IVEY J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $54,892.84 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMENARES-ZAPATA, ANA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $54,892.84 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLOR, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $54,892.77 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROEBEL, KAREN D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,892.75 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, RYAN J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $54,892.54 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZMA, MICHAEL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,892.52 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, JULIA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,892.52 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, GARY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,892.40 Date 08/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLFE, CANDACE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,892.19 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ADRIENNE G Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,892.02 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRADY, MICHAEL R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,891.96 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABLOCKY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,891.95 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, NICOLE S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,891.90 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDO, KYLE B Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $54,891.79 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS CORBIN, LATASHA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,891.61 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JENNIFER M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,891.30 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERPER, KERI L Employer name City of Olean Amount $54,891.29 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, STEVE H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,891.20 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMMELSBACH, ERIC E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $54,891.11 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, JEFFREY A Employer name Tioga County Amount $54,891.10 Date 05/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTMAN, JOHNNIE, JR Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $54,891.00 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, CYTHEREA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,890.50 Date 07/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, THOMAS W Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $54,890.27 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIN, BARRY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,889.83 Date 04/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, JOSHUA W Employer name Erie County Amount $54,889.68 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, DANIEL J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $54,889.64 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIS, CHERYL Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $54,889.50 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $54,889.48 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDOCK, MARILYN Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $54,889.26 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, ANDRE D Employer name Seneca County Amount $54,888.95 Date 07/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINE, STEVEN W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,888.23 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGLOSKY, TRAVIS E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,887.85 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGAULT, TREVOR J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $54,887.48 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMEDI, MYRIAM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,887.26 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, HOLLY S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,887.20 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISONE, LISA Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $54,886.88 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMARY, GERALD E Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $54,886.87 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPA, JOSEPH A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $54,886.70 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ARTHUR W Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $54,886.49 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DAWN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,886.00 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, BRIAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,885.83 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, SCOTT E Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,885.80 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, BRIAN C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,885.76 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMER, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,885.58 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRA, KULWINDER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,885.52 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, ANDREW T Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $54,885.41 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROJ, ANISA Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,885.11 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, MARJORIE D Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $54,885.00 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMELY, ANN B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $54,884.76 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLMAR, VERONIQUE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,884.54 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHINSKI, KAREN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,884.18 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREER, GEORGE E Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $54,884.12 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, GLADYS Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,884.07 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, ROBERT R Employer name Glens Falls Housing Authority Amount $54,884.02 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, ANNE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,884.01 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IUZZINI, JOSEPH M Employer name West Islip Fire District Amount $54,884.01 Date 04/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, THOMAS Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,883.70 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-DOUGHTY, PAMELA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,883.52 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSE, KEITH J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $54,883.38 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZIRR, LISA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $54,883.34 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, THERON J Employer name Town of Clinton Amount $54,883.22 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTCOTT, ANGELA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,882.89 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System