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 SMITH, CATHERINE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,504.59 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESPARE, ANNMARIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,504.36 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, KELLEY L Employer name Tioga County Amount $54,504.32 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, RAYMOND C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,503.87 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, DOUGLAS G Employer name Albany County Amount $54,503.75 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTONE-SALZANO, LISA Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $54,503.74 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MICHAEL A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $54,503.64 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, EDWARD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $54,503.51 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, CHARLES E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,503.51 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $54,503.46 Date 07/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ADRIENNE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $54,503.44 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURATOLO, AARON T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $54,503.38 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATZEL, DONALD R Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $54,503.36 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBSON-CROMER, MARCIA L Employer name Tioga County Amount $54,503.33 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SCOTT M Employer name Amagansett Fire District Amount $54,503.25 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGO, JIMMIE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,502.83 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, JANET Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,502.65 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ALEXANDRA J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $54,502.41 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETT, SCOTT W Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $54,502.21 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOW, JESSE T Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $54,502.08 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLGREN, BRYAN L Employer name Erwin Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $54,502.01 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADIZ, GLADIS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,501.84 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $54,501.61 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, LAUREN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,501.32 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONE, JOAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,501.10 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URSO, JOANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,501.10 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ADAM K Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $54,501.07 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINS, KARLIS, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $54,500.96 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCOX, HAROLDA A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $54,500.88 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, JANNY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,500.83 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, OSCAR, JR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,500.77 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RENE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $54,500.76 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZINI DALY, DANIELLE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $54,500.59 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWEENEY, MICHELLE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $54,500.59 Date 03/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, YVETTE M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $54,499.97 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Port Henry Amount $54,499.80 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWER, PAUL A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $54,499.52 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, JOSEPH A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $54,499.42 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DORMAND, PATRICIA D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $54,499.37 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LISA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,499.36 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, HELEN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,499.16 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY, DEAN R Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $54,498.94 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CISLO, JOEL A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,498.15 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARRE, ROCCO J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $54,497.65 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOHN J Employer name City of Rome Amount $54,497.37 Date 04/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,496.89 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAN, LINDA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,496.84 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRON, BRAD M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,496.79 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAUCH, DEBORAH M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,496.70 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARWER, HAROON Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,496.66 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUHNE, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $54,496.56 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, CEFENG Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $54,496.09 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, DUSTIN T Employer name Town of Cuba Amount $54,495.82 Date 08/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMAN, AMANDA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $54,495.70 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLESON, AMANDA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,495.56 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, DONALD M, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,495.56 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, ASHRAF S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,495.46 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBWE, SIENU M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $54,495.45 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDENFELD, SHANE J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $54,495.23 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, SEAN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,495.23 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANNA, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,494.83 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, DEBORAH S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $54,494.72 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, CHRISTINE S Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $54,494.64 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DWAYNE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,494.61 Date 06/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSENS, RYAN D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $54,494.39 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINUNZIO, TINA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,494.37 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIRAVATHU, JIMMY G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,494.34 Date 12/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, MICHAEL Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,494.04 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAZNY, WILLIAM S, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $54,493.94 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, KATHLEEN Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $54,493.78 Date 04/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, MARYANN D Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $54,493.71 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBDON, HEATHER J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,493.63 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBINIS, CHERYL Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,493.26 Date 07/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, ABBY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,493.06 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, DAWN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $54,493.05 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARO, NATHAN J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $54,493.02 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMISON, MARK A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $54,492.99 Date 12/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, CHRISTINE A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $54,492.79 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ERIC E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $54,492.42 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYANFORH, OLUBUKOLA T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,492.19 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RENZO, SILVANO R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $54,491.76 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $54,491.50 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTRUP, RANDY G Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,491.36 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, ALFAQUELY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $54,491.25 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DAVID P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,491.16 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, WALTER L, II Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $54,491.05 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTILLO, NICHOLAS T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $54,491.02 Date 06/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ROGER J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $54,490.90 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TYLER L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $54,490.42 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARASHAY, KEVIN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,490.34 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ARTHUR S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,490.34 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDEN, BRIAN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,490.34 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Education Department Amount $54,490.34 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAHN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Education Department Amount $54,490.34 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, LISA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,490.34 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATLEY, ERICA L Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $54,490.34 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMES, DAVID P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,490.07 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKKER, BRENDA L M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $54,490.02 Date 07/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, GORDON L Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $54,489.86 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENERONI, JAMES S Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $54,489.75 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System