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 EUSTICE, PAUL B Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $54,162.89 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, MICHAEL S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,162.85 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, JAMES E Employer name Town of Summit Amount $54,162.48 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, BRADLEY R Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,162.46 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, VIRGINIA E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $54,162.30 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MATTHEW C Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $54,162.24 Date 11/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADKINS, MALIK B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $54,162.22 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILILLO, ANGELA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $54,162.00 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ANGELO R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,161.82 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, AIMEE R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,161.44 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JAMES ROBERT Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $54,161.15 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SUSAN R Employer name Albany County Amount $54,161.11 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACENZIA, FRANK Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,161.04 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLEN, LAURA Employer name Broome County Amount $54,160.99 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLICE, GERARD L Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $54,160.66 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, DANIEL R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,160.24 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ROBERTO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,160.22 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMINIAK, BARBARA J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $54,160.04 Date 10/15/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENTHAL, FREDDY L Employer name Town of Alfred Amount $54,159.94 Date 11/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARAMA, INGRID E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,159.78 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, THERESA M Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $54,159.69 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, AARON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,159.16 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCANNON, MEGAN E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $54,158.89 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, ROSA L Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $54,158.42 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZESZUTEK, TODD J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $54,158.36 Date 12/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, LUCY M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $54,158.32 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIN, CLAYTON L Employer name Allegany County Amount $54,158.31 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTGEN, VANCE E Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $54,157.44 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVAIS, MATTHEW P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $54,157.42 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIACO, MICHELLE J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $54,157.23 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, PEGGIANN Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $54,157.23 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, DONNA M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $54,156.95 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANYK, HEATHER R Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,156.82 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MARTHA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,156.61 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANNEMACHER, LYNN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,156.19 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, STACIE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $54,156.16 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, JACOB H Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $54,155.88 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, BRIAN W Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $54,155.76 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,155.53 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNEY, LYNN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,155.52 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, RICHARD F Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $54,155.29 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DAMIEN J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $54,154.97 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, ANDREW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,154.96 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMILE, SHERRY A Employer name Broome County Amount $54,154.95 Date 09/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAR, SEENAUTH Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $54,154.86 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, WILLIAM F Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $54,154.86 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $54,154.72 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, TODD M Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $54,154.62 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTAKORA, DIANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $54,154.59 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HEATHER E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,154.40 Date 12/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD-ALONGI, MISHELLE R Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $54,153.91 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARS, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Pittstown Amount $54,153.86 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, MARK E Employer name Town of Sardinia Amount $54,153.74 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, AMY S Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $54,153.20 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYNE, VALENCIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,152.93 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, ELLYN E Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $54,152.00 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROLL, JENNIFER L Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $54,151.76 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKMAN, CRISTINA Y Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,151.56 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZIER, CATHERINE E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $54,151.40 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, LARRY G Employer name Village of Canton Amount $54,151.38 Date 03/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTSCH, BRENT W Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,151.14 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,151.04 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURASSO, ROSA LEE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,151.01 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, CARYLANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,150.99 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, JUSTIN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,150.98 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJJAR, MICHAEL J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $54,150.30 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LISA J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $54,150.27 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, SUZANNE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,150.21 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRESNE, JOAN M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $54,150.18 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTENTHAL, JAMES J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,149.96 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $54,149.59 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHICHIO, LORI A Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $54,149.36 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANK, KIMBERLY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,148.61 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, LOUISE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,148.40 Date 10/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOUP, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $54,148.38 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, TREVOR J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $54,147.61 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, PAMELA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $54,147.48 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELKER, LOUISE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,147.39 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAPA, JANET Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $54,147.37 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, ADAM F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $54,147.32 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZESE, RYAN E Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $54,147.26 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISSETT, CHERISE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,147.16 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODMAJERSKY, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,146.99 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, SHANE S Employer name Village of Hillburn Amount $54,146.40 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, LORETTA Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $54,146.19 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABU, SUMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,146.06 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, MICHAEL H Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $54,146.05 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, KIERSTEN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,145.98 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, MARY K Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $54,145.91 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPRESCIA, DEBORAH A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,145.80 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, KINGSLEY F Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $54,145.08 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, LYNN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,144.78 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, WENDY C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $54,144.72 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, NICHOLAS J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,144.64 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSSO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $54,144.28 Date 02/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHITTENDEN, JAMES J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $54,144.26 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZELL, MICHELLE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,144.12 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTTE, SHAWN J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $54,143.96 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHARON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,143.96 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBELE, DAVID M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,143.53 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System