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 KORCZ, MARCUS B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,605.51 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTELL, ROBERT O Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,605.45 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSELENA, GARY C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $54,605.10 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, ROGER A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,604.92 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINOSKY, KATHRYN A Employer name Broome County Amount $54,604.69 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCA, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $54,604.61 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANNA, MARK R Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,604.55 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKWARDT, KEVIN L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $54,604.23 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, COLLEEN A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $54,604.10 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACKLER, CHARLES E Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,603.91 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOREY, TIMOTHY S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,603.89 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, RICKY E Employer name Town of Annsville Amount $54,603.82 Date 07/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LORETTA C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,603.78 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ELLEN D Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,603.68 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, THERESA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,603.42 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, HELEN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,603.33 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBIN, DANIEL K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,603.30 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ALEX M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,603.30 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ANTHONY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,603.30 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, ERIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,603.30 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCHUSKY, JOSEPH M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,603.27 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, PAULA M Employer name Education Department Amount $54,603.12 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MARC L Employer name Village of Wayland Amount $54,603.04 Date 07/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUENTEN, HENRY S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,602.74 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADBOLT, MICHAEL R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $54,602.18 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERBER, COREEN P Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,601.64 Date 07/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JANET Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,601.42 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALWARDT, ZACHARY J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $54,601.26 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIARDI, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $54,601.11 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NWAMUMU, PATRICK E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,600.82 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, JENNY E Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $54,600.70 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, FLORINDA R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $54,599.73 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, TABITHA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,599.72 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, GINA L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,599.67 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTON, JASON C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $54,599.32 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLI, CHRISTINA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,599.10 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MARK L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $54,599.01 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIKE, ERIC H Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $54,598.39 Date 08/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, DANIEL F, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $54,598.02 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, CHERYL A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $54,597.99 Date 05/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEBORN, BARNARD G, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $54,597.81 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILD, ELIZABETH H Employer name Schuyler County Amount $54,597.70 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, GUY-FRANTZ Employer name Fire Island UFSD Amount $54,597.70 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, MARY Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,597.30 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BENJAMIN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,597.14 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KRISTA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $54,596.89 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, SUSAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,596.75 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISON, GERALD V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,596.65 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHNSTROM, PAUL A Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $54,596.41 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, GERALDINE J Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $54,596.33 Date 02/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, LAUREEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,596.15 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MICHAEL B Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $54,596.13 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCIERO, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $54,595.77 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVAKARAN, MARIAMMA D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,595.73 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHES, DONALD A, II Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,595.61 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH, ALMA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $54,595.41 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, KENNETH S Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $54,594.96 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSI, MARIANNE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $54,594.38 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARUSARZ, CATHY M Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $54,594.23 Date 03/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PATRICIA A Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $54,594.21 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELEMANN, NOREEN F Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $54,594.21 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGLER, OLIVIA D Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $54,594.21 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFIORE, DANTE E Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $54,594.14 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARMODY, JOHN M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,593.37 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICORIA, JOHN, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,593.33 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGRAVES, SUSAN M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $54,593.24 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GREGOR, JUSTIN K Employer name Broome County Amount $54,593.10 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, JOHN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,592.51 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEALEY, KARA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,592.49 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLINCHI, AMANDA E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $54,592.39 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSMAN, STEPHEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,592.32 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCORT, GENNA A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $54,592.16 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVE', CARRIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,591.89 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSE, ERIC Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,591.86 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOSUA, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,591.65 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZYDLO, STANLEY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,591.64 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, MELISSA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,591.55 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERUTES, PETER M Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $54,591.54 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KIMBERLY L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $54,591.38 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONCAO, PAMMEY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,591.34 Date 07/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUSKA, DIANE J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $54,591.26 Date 08/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LINDA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,591.23 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, FRANCES A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,591.17 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORELLI, SALVATORE C Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $54,590.77 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINELLI, PATRICIA A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $54,590.62 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMER, OLGA E Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $54,590.56 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, CHELSEY N Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $54,590.46 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DENNIS R Employer name Education Department Amount $54,590.37 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CHERYL A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $54,590.22 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFRED, MARIE G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,589.88 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, FRANCA Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $54,589.87 Date 04/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $54,589.58 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTOS, NATHAN Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,589.56 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTO, JAMES A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,589.52 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUBELL, TRAVIS J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $54,589.35 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINN, SCOTT T Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $54,589.34 Date 12/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, JOSE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,589.11 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, ROGER S Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,589.09 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILE, RACHELLE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,588.98 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINN, BRANDI M Employer name Chenango County Amount $54,588.63 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System