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 SCOTT, ELLEN M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $54,489.73 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,489.10 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG MEISTER, SHELLY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $54,489.00 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUJILLO, ALLISON S Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $54,488.66 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLDO, NUNZIO E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,488.40 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOCATURA, LINDA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,488.31 Date 05/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAGER, PATRICK A Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $54,488.27 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, PATRICK D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $54,487.92 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBACZ, ANDREW R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $54,487.88 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAWN C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $54,487.18 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARCY K Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $54,487.15 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERLING, ROBERT F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,486.70 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, LEANN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,486.32 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KARON D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,486.14 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, BRANDON L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,485.89 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANDA, TIMOTHY C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,485.86 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRITMON, NICHOLAS J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,485.86 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, ERIN E Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,485.18 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAQUERO, CHARLES Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,485.05 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, XIULING Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,485.05 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, DANIEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,484.63 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDERS, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Owego Amount $54,484.47 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROUCHE, ROBERT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,484.36 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, KAREN M Employer name Lackawanna Mun Housing Auth Amount $54,484.36 Date 12/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, COLLEEN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,484.09 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBY, SIMONE N Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $54,483.99 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAM, BRENDA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,483.95 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DENISE G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,483.95 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOFKIN, MIRA B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,483.95 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELAND, KERRI LEE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,483.95 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, COLLEEN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,483.95 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, CONNIE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,483.95 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFF, MARK D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,483.95 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STESIAK, KEVIN D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,483.85 Date 01/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVIN, ISABEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,483.66 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, BROOKE A Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,483.60 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MALLORY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,483.55 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURZYNSKI, KENNETH D, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,483.53 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, MARY ANN Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $54,483.52 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNO, ROBERT D, III Employer name Town of East Bloomfield Amount $54,483.50 Date 03/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIANG, XIANYI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,483.11 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHARON C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,483.07 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, AMBER R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $54,483.03 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, APRIL C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,482.90 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JANNETTE D Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $54,482.63 Date 09/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, THOMAS J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,482.62 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, STEVEN T Employer name Education Department Amount $54,482.34 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSSON, BENEDIKT G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,482.34 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILMORE, MATTHEW R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,481.75 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMIER, JOSEPH O Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $54,481.74 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, RODNEY D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,481.59 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, BETHZAIDA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,481.52 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGAS, JOAN B Employer name Broome County Amount $54,481.35 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOTT, STEVEN D Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,480.46 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGH, ADRANO Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,480.31 Date 07/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCESCO, ROSE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,480.19 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, MARK A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,480.08 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIROFKA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $54,480.00 Date 08/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELIGAN, KELLY M Employer name Essex County Amount $54,479.79 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SARAH A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $54,479.77 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUGH, JASON L Employer name Otsego County Amount $54,479.09 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, GINA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $54,479.04 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATNER, BARRIE W Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,478.60 Date 05/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ERIC J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,478.38 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONICA, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,478.21 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADE, JOEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,477.45 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARY Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,477.28 Date 04/14/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, GERALDINE Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $54,477.22 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, CAMILLE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $54,477.20 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ANDREA J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,477.09 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, DANIELLE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,476.93 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGLE, PHYLLIS A Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $54,476.79 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRASCIK, KIMBERLY M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,476.69 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUFEL, DANIEL Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $54,476.52 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEY, LORIANN Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $54,476.50 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KEVIN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,476.22 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, SARAH E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $54,476.07 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVALINO, PETER J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,476.00 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LORETTA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,475.95 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, EMILY J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $54,475.86 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, DUDLEY L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,475.64 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCIGUERRA, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,475.63 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, ANNETTE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,475.56 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, JAY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,475.00 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $54,474.80 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,474.77 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYULASSY, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $54,474.27 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $54,474.21 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,474.05 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CONCHITA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,473.98 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, CYNTHIA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,473.92 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLICA, ANN M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,473.68 Date 08/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, CHRISTINA A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $54,473.62 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTINGER, LISA A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $54,473.59 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYTLER, SARAH J Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,473.42 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, GREGORY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,473.40 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, CHRISTINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,473.34 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMILL, MATTHEW J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $54,473.06 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDER, NANCY D Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $54,472.94 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, DEANDRE Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $54,472.85 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System