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 SORKIN, DONNA K Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $54,849.69 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHORQUEZ, JOSE N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,849.67 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, MAUREEN T Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $54,849.66 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JASON M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,849.39 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, WILLIAM Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,849.08 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, EMILY E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $54,849.08 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENSON, ERIN N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $54,849.08 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIOLO, KATHY A Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $54,849.01 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLO, GIOVANNINA A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $54,848.99 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABBATE, DIANE L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $54,848.85 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, ANDREA L Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $54,848.78 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDD, SHAWN P Employer name Town of Chili Amount $54,848.59 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, KAREN A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $54,848.04 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, SUSAN N Employer name Orange County Amount $54,847.94 Date 04/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, REBECCA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,847.94 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLEGER, DENNIS L Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $54,847.86 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NICOLA, JOHN M, JR Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $54,847.32 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, KAREN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $54,847.21 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JOSEPH A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $54,847.20 Date 12/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMRHEIN, ROBERT F, JR Employer name City of Corning Amount $54,847.17 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, SCOTT D Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $54,847.11 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, ENEIDA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $54,847.10 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICK, DANIEL J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,846.99 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, WILLIAM P Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $54,846.98 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, EDGAR A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,846.68 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUKHERJEE, UJJAL Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,846.60 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PONT, CARLA A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $54,846.27 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, LAURA E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,846.17 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, REBECCA A Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $54,846.00 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, TIMOTHY C Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $54,845.82 Date 03/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCKI, BARBARA J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $54,845.14 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERTS, WILLIAM J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $54,845.05 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, ROBERT Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,844.75 Date 08/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, LISA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,844.27 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LISA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,843.89 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPELL, HEELA D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $54,843.87 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEUNIER, CAROLYN F R Employer name City of Watertown Amount $54,843.78 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNING, DONALD R, JR Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $54,843.74 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCZEK, KAREN Employer name City of Auburn Amount $54,843.72 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, THOMAS M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,843.49 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARIA E Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $54,843.47 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKAL, JO ANN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,843.41 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEFFER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $54,843.34 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLOR, KEITH I Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $54,843.31 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $54,843.31 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, COLLEEN M Employer name Washington County Amount $54,843.16 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOS ANGELES, YARMELL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,842.69 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,842.68 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, AMANDA P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,842.55 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAURA F Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $54,841.98 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, NILA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,841.96 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, MARTIN R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,841.61 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCOLO, NICHOLAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,841.55 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, LYNNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,841.12 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, EVON R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $54,840.93 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEFFERS, SANDRA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,840.91 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGENDER, SHERRI L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $54,840.84 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, MICHAEL J Employer name Orleans County Amount $54,840.41 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, S GORDON Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $54,839.87 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRONARDI, DANIEL D Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $54,839.86 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TRICIA L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,839.65 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, KIM L Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $54,839.48 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JOHN W, II Employer name Genesee County Amount $54,839.30 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANARO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,838.71 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, FRANK Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $54,838.39 Date 10/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRELKELD, NICHOLAS H Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,838.33 Date 12/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RHONDA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $54,838.00 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, JOSEPH P, II Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,837.95 Date 04/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JASON R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,837.85 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHRISTINE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,837.65 Date 12/19/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEMETZ, SHAUNA C Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $54,837.64 Date 06/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSITT, CONSTANCE M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,837.54 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, JACOB D Employer name Madison County Amount $54,837.54 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, HORACE N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,837.48 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERA, ERICA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,837.30 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, PATRICK S Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $54,837.28 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KELLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,837.27 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, DIANA L Employer name Albany County Amount $54,837.16 Date 03/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB, NANCY L Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $54,836.86 Date 12/08/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAKING, PAUL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,836.72 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, AMELIA S Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $54,836.71 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNTON, DOREEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,836.65 Date 10/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, SIENNA R Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,836.59 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCO, DAVE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,836.50 Date 03/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISSIERA, TERRI L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,836.21 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RANDY S Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,836.19 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKAL, JEFFREY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,836.06 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, MARION E Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $54,835.93 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YESKEY, PAUL R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,835.89 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $54,835.86 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, JOHN D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $54,835.80 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLAN, PATRICK W Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,835.45 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, ANDREW J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,835.45 Date 10/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALESKY, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $54,835.44 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, JOSHUA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,835.29 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHIN, PAMELA M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $54,835.24 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JEFFERY W Employer name Town of Benton Amount $54,834.57 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUBLEDAY, MALCOLM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,834.52 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, FRANCES Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $54,834.52 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN FLEET, DAVID L Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,834.39 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System