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 MOSLEY, MICHAEL M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,978.54 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGONER, DAWN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,978.52 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, KELLY A Employer name Broome County Amount $53,978.52 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TERRY S Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $53,978.40 Date 04/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH D Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,978.23 Date 07/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIURCA, GLORIA Y Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $53,978.06 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNIOUS, WAYNE E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,977.95 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTA, JACQUELYN E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,977.70 Date 05/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINING-PLUMADORE, DANIELLE C Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $53,977.61 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $53,977.55 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Chili Amount $53,977.41 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, WILLIAM H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,977.25 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, TIMOTHY E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $53,977.13 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHERIDGE, IESHA D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,976.70 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERLING, KAITLYN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,976.50 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, STEPHEN M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $53,976.42 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, KELLY Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,976.41 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLES, DOLORES A Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $53,976.27 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, DOMINICK A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $53,975.76 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCA, THOMAS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,975.69 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, ROXANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,975.66 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELLI, JOSEPH A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,975.51 Date 10/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, LYNN A Employer name Afton CSD Amount $53,975.24 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, ARTHUR E, JR Employer name Town of Kendall Amount $53,974.96 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, ROBERT J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $53,974.92 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, CHARLES O Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $53,974.50 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, CAROL L Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $53,974.37 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKWOOD, JAMES M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $53,974.10 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFLIN, CYNTHIA Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,974.03 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $53,973.74 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, JOSEPH H Employer name Orange County Amount $53,973.57 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDIES, ZACKERY Employer name Albany County Amount $53,973.56 Date 06/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, TAMMIE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $53,973.38 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS-GUERNSEY, LAURA A Employer name Broome County Amount $53,972.94 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELI, MARYLOU Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,972.90 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,972.89 Date 11/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, NEAL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $53,972.79 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, NICHOLAS E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,972.78 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHEV, IVAYLO R Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $53,972.76 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LAWRENCE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $53,972.60 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, VINCENT J Employer name Albany County Amount $53,972.22 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ALICE H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,972.10 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DAVID T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,971.49 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, BONNIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,971.48 Date 07/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, JASON J Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,970.56 Date 12/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, HARRIS A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,970.53 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRUELLA, JESSE W Employer name Otsego County Amount $53,970.52 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, JULIE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,970.50 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANG, DANIEL V Employer name Town of Perrysburg Amount $53,970.26 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $53,970.16 Date 04/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNOTTA, MICHAEL F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,969.95 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZERNOV, IGOR Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $53,969.30 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRA, DEBORAH Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,969.17 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, ROBERT J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $53,969.14 Date 01/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGERT, SARAH J Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,969.13 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MELINDA N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,969.08 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, SAUL M Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $53,968.13 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, DEBRA K Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $53,968.00 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, AMY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $53,967.97 Date 06/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, VERONICA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,967.87 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUF, PAUL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,967.83 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMEL L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $53,967.80 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDENES, MERIAM N Employer name Orange County Amount $53,967.72 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, WENDY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $53,967.71 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, PATRICIA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,967.71 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNARO, MARIO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,967.69 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSIE, KYLE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,967.55 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Southport Amount $53,967.44 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, LINDA S Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $53,967.14 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CARLA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,967.08 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FIORE, ROSEMARIE Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $53,966.90 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEROTTI, JEAN L Employer name Island Park Public Library Amount $53,966.46 Date 03/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEI, MELANIE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,966.43 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, TINA M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $53,965.86 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, KARRYN D Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,965.67 Date 07/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMER, JANET H Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $53,965.56 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMEAU, AMANDA L Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $53,965.54 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EVELYN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,965.23 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, DANIEL K Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $53,964.52 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLEY, KRISTIN R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $53,964.36 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACALONE, MARIA Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $53,964.11 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, ELIZABETH A Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $53,964.00 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,963.97 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHISON-BURROUGHS, LINDSEY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,963.94 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZARD, DOUGLAS L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,963.72 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATRESE, KATHERINE E Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $53,963.69 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, BRIAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,963.68 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETTE, DONALD F Employer name Lewis County Amount $53,963.46 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, JENNIFER Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $53,963.34 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, WILLIAM Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,963.22 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGO, MELANIE M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $53,963.19 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, RODNEY J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $53,962.88 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JUNE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,962.62 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN-DEYO, STACEY A Employer name Greene County Amount $53,962.60 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Cohocton Amount $53,962.30 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDGERS, CRAIG B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,962.27 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, JEREMY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,962.16 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDER, CANDICE W Employer name Perry CSD Amount $53,962.13 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTI, BARBARA C Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $53,962.10 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, WILLIAM F Employer name Department of State Amount $53,962.05 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System