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 BARTLETT, COLLEEN M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $54,882.66 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CARRI S Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $54,882.66 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHEA, SEAN M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $54,882.66 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, SIOBHAN P Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $54,882.66 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRIEVER, KATIE E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $54,882.66 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NATHANIEL J Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $54,882.66 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSEN, KIM Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,882.56 Date 12/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, TRENT D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,882.11 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, DANIEL R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,882.08 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DENISE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,882.01 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSETTI, ANTHONY A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $54,882.01 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JEFFREY W Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,882.00 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRNS, YVONNE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,881.80 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DALE R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,881.66 Date 03/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOSE R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,881.15 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRAINO, THERESA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $54,880.95 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, SCOT D Employer name Town of Eden Amount $54,880.84 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, JO ANN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,880.75 Date 09/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, JON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,880.50 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, CARLENE Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $54,880.40 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DONALD A Employer name City of Albany Amount $54,879.72 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, VALERIE J Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $54,878.62 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, STEVEN L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $54,878.55 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, DOMINICK G Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,878.43 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKUNAS, GEORGE Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,878.14 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, KEVIN L Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $54,877.71 Date 03/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ERICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,877.61 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, PRUDENCE W Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $54,877.60 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAO, XUEJUN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $54,877.60 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KREYA S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,877.38 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, LISA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,876.93 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MAGDALENA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,876.81 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINNERS, ROBERT D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $54,876.77 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, ROBERT Employer name Town of East Bloomfield Amount $54,876.77 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZANOWICZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,876.37 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, LISA J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,876.33 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCH, DAVID B Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,876.19 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW J Employer name Erie County Amount $54,875.88 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMITAGE, BRIAN D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,875.83 Date 11/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, ANDREW W Employer name Erie County Amount $54,875.63 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JOSEPH R Employer name Sound Beach Fire District Amount $54,875.62 Date 04/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER-LUBRUN, SHERELLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,875.44 Date 12/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSO, MICHAEL G Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $54,875.18 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDICK, DEANNA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $54,875.15 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKOBSEN, NANCY P Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $54,875.12 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHAN, CRAIG W Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,874.88 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPYCHALSKI, MARY C Employer name Watervliet Housing Authority Amount $54,874.87 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRENDA G Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,874.78 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURGERSON, DONALD R Employer name Education Department Amount $54,874.62 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, BARON L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,874.37 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PETER J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $54,874.11 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIMAN, MICHOL C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $54,874.00 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, SCOTT H Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $54,873.81 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, HOWARD Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $54,873.24 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERT, RYAN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,873.12 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $54,872.68 Date 03/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROKITKA, STEPHEN N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,872.53 Date 06/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNSON, JOANNE R Employer name Erie County Amount $54,872.38 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ROYCE R Employer name Madison County Amount $54,872.29 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, FELIX A, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $54,872.12 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, JAMES R Employer name Town of Parma Amount $54,872.05 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBHANI, ALI Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $54,872.00 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $54,871.68 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, MATTHEW E Employer name Erie County Amount $54,871.43 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZMOODEH, WANDA Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $54,871.25 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALISH, MARGARET A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $54,871.25 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, SHAUN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,871.24 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEAFLA, NICHOLE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,871.22 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCI, MICHAEL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,871.21 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, HEATHER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,871.19 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, TONI A Employer name Fulton County Amount $54,871.19 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, DORIS A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $54,871.08 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, MICHAEL L Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $54,870.56 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, PATRICK J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $54,870.42 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENNINGER, PAUL D Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,869.98 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, PATRICK D Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,869.72 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTCENT, KAREN A Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $54,869.66 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISDELL, DAVID J Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $54,869.53 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, SARAH L Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,869.20 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIDER, ANDREA M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $54,869.15 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, AAMIR SAIF Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,868.99 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, KATHLEEN A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $54,868.86 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ODETTE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $54,868.36 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, KATHERINE M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $54,868.25 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, DIANE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,868.16 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUVAIS, PATRICK Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $54,868.06 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON-LANE, GWENDOLYN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $54,868.05 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPCZYNSKI, MARY E Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $54,867.98 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DOUGLAS W Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $54,867.80 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINELLI, JAMES J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $54,867.77 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, JENNIFER L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,867.72 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, HEATHER M Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,867.58 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,867.20 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,867.14 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, RICHARD M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,866.83 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, KEVIN L Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,866.82 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, JEAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,866.79 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DEBORAH J Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,866.42 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOCCIA, CHAD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,866.40 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, ROBERT F Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,866.24 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System