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 DOE, EDWARD E D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,143.41 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, PATRICK L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,143.34 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPARA, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $54,142.59 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALISE, MATTHEW M Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,142.44 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERO, ANDREW N Employer name Village of Gowanda Amount $54,142.41 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, JAMES M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $54,142.30 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, JOSEPHINE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $54,142.24 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, KARL W Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $54,142.04 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECANATI, DOUGLAS L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $54,142.01 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JOHN S Employer name Salem CSD Amount $54,141.96 Date 08/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DAVID C Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $54,141.73 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESI, BELINDA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,141.53 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $54,141.52 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDON, PATTY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,141.41 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCON-PAUL, MARC E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $54,141.31 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURLOW, JOAN P Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $54,141.25 Date 09/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ DE LA CRUZ, SANTO Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,141.22 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCHET, VIRGINIA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $54,141.20 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, BRIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,141.07 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JENNIFER N Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $54,141.06 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS-WHITE, LAVERNE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,141.06 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARK E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $54,140.86 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CURTIS W Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,140.80 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKIE-FIELDS, FAYE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,140.56 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $54,140.53 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TONYA L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $54,139.85 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERTY, DAVID J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,139.16 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CATHERINE Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $54,138.79 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT-ROBERTSON, MICHELE L Employer name Albany County Amount $54,138.49 Date 08/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $54,138.35 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JAMES T Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,138.34 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINK, CHRISTINE L Employer name Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Lib Sys Amount $54,138.24 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, DONALD L Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $54,138.12 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, DAVID L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,137.91 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, RYANN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,137.73 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, LISA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,137.08 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOREIKA, TARA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,137.00 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JIMMY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,136.86 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISONET, EVELIN Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $54,136.85 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFSTATTER, GLENN D Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $54,136.63 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECTOR, MARTINA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $54,136.45 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOYVER, MARGARET A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $54,135.67 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRED, SCOTT H Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $54,135.53 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIDNER, BRETT S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $54,135.46 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $54,135.40 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHFIELD, MELISSA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,135.36 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABHARWAL, REBHA Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $54,135.23 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROIDES, CYNTHIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,135.22 Date 05/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYCE, MELISSA D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,134.59 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LAUREN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,134.29 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDE, DONALD R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,134.01 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATY, ANDREW M, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,133.46 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZSTEIN, JOHN A Employer name Orange County Amount $54,133.25 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $54,133.06 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADZIKOWSKI, ROBERT R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,133.00 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROSENDO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,132.94 Date 07/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CAROLYN G Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $54,132.94 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, PATRICIA F Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $54,132.94 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, NATHAN T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,132.89 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDDLESTON, ANTHONY D SR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $54,132.83 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRENNA M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $54,132.49 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHARDT, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Erie County Amount $54,132.33 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, WILLIAM E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,131.99 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELEONE, SALVATORE D Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $54,131.88 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $54,131.64 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGS, SUSAN A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $54,131.60 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTONE, ETHEL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,131.43 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WILLIQUE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,131.20 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENKER, HANNAH R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,131.01 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGLAVITI, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $54,130.88 Date 12/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKES-CONWAY, BRANDON S Employer name Cortland County Amount $54,130.82 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, DODI J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,130.73 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDOH, TAYLOR J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $54,130.64 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARACH, MELISSA A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $54,130.47 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARTHA A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $54,130.21 Date 01/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERKER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $54,130.16 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDOLFA, SHANNON K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,130.04 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, MATTHEW R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,129.74 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRIER, LOIS Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $54,129.36 Date 10/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISHIDA, YOSHIHIRO Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $54,129.07 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKER, DORIS V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,128.97 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, FRANCES M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $54,128.95 Date 10/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MARIANN Employer name Orange County Amount $54,128.64 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, CHERANNE M Employer name Albany County Amount $54,128.47 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEDZIC, ANN O Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,128.42 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLE, DANIEL M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,128.29 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,127.88 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODAS, RONALD E Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $54,127.40 Date 01/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIGLI, LISA A Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $54,127.32 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, CRYSTAL K Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $54,127.29 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSEN, JAMES M, JR Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,127.26 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KEVIN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,127.18 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, DONNA G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,127.13 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHESON, STEPHANIE M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $54,127.07 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUFER, HAYLEY M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $54,127.07 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIN, BRIAN R Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $54,126.56 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ALVINA Y Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,126.37 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGH, JOHN R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $54,126.30 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDAMONE, SAMUEL M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $54,125.93 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISSMAN, HEATHER J Employer name Broome County Amount $54,125.86 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System