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 BAILEY, CHAD M Employer name Village of Avon Amount $53,944.38 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKALAS, NICHOLAS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,943.85 Date 08/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, IVELISSE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,943.56 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, CLAUDETTE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,943.56 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRISHIN, MONICA M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $53,943.45 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBYN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,943.06 Date 01/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WILLIE B Employer name Webster CSD Amount $53,942.97 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONTERA, LYNN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,942.70 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $53,942.63 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, JO ANN D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,942.35 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, BRADY O Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $53,942.31 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUISSAINT, MARITZA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $53,942.28 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAND, TIMOTHY J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $53,942.12 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, CELINE K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $53,942.09 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, MELISSA G Employer name Town of Massena Amount $53,942.08 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LEE M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $53,941.90 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSTERMAKER, VICTORIA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,941.67 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDEN, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $53,941.64 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SAMUEL J Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,941.41 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, RITA Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $53,941.34 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICIOLLA, GINO Employer name City of Rome Amount $53,941.22 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, FRED L, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $53,941.21 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROS, NILSA L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $53,940.94 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DAVID M Employer name Essex County Amount $53,940.81 Date 05/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, SCHARYTA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $53,940.65 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, SHIRLEY L Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $53,940.38 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLERIN, JESSIE L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,940.00 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VALLO, DOMINIC T, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,940.00 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLS, DEIDRE M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $53,939.70 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLEN, JOANNE E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $53,939.61 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSTAK, KRISTOPHOR L J Employer name Otsego County Amount $53,939.53 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, LISA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $53,939.22 Date 03/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LISA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,938.64 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATT, MARCY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,938.15 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, HAROLD B Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $53,938.06 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $53,937.87 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, SHITIQUE P Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $53,937.86 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $53,937.52 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBACH, THOMAS F Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $53,937.48 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, YUK SIN Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $53,937.45 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, ASIA J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $53,937.44 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TYLER M Employer name Chemung County Amount $53,937.34 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESROCHERS, JAMES J Employer name Village of Speculator Amount $53,937.11 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, DOUGLAS E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $53,937.08 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGOLDSBY, VINCENT J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $53,937.02 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB, MARK A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $53,936.93 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANGO, BARBARA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,936.74 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, HOLLIS Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,936.70 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROSLYN N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,936.35 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVERNALE, GERI D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $53,936.25 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON D Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,936.10 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHAW, ARLENE E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,936.05 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JAYNE E Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $53,935.95 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIWINSKY, IRIS K Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $53,935.63 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, KATHY M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $53,935.63 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, LORRAINE A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $53,935.53 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, ALVIN R, SR Employer name Town of Palermo Amount $53,935.27 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERONE, MARIJO D Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $53,935.11 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNA, LUANNE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $53,935.11 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNITT, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $53,934.91 Date 12/21/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, HENRY E Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $53,934.68 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, LISA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $53,934.67 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $53,934.48 Date 03/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARDI, KATLYN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,934.31 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWTON, JEFFREY D Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,934.19 Date 04/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, BARBARA A Employer name Albany County Amount $53,933.98 Date 06/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, DARON Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,933.71 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHIELSEN, KEVIN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,933.55 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, JOSHUA D Employer name Seneca County Amount $53,933.43 Date 02/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, VIRGINIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,933.37 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOWIK, JEFFERY D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,932.86 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KEVIN W Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $53,932.75 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO-ARANDA, KAMU-TIERE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $53,932.30 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, EDWARD W Employer name City of Troy Amount $53,932.21 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, MICHAEL A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $53,932.18 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ROGER W Employer name Allegany County Amount $53,932.18 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MARY C Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $53,931.60 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KEAN W Employer name Village of Moravia Amount $53,931.44 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, LYNN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,931.03 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIBBS, RONALD J, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,930.98 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURZYCKI, ALICIA J Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $53,930.81 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LEONARD L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $53,930.73 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, TINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,930.67 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, PHILIP A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,930.48 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLILLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $53,930.32 Date 10/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, STEPHEN P Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $53,930.06 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTENS, DUSTIN G Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,930.00 Date 04/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIACCIO, SUZANNE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $53,929.98 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GENDEREN, BROOKE M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $53,929.71 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIANG, DAHUA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,929.71 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNINO, JASON J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,929.71 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, ANN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,929.71 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKWA, MARIA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,929.71 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAIFF, TERA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,929.71 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, TROY J Employer name Village of Alexander Amount $53,929.38 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, LORNA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,929.07 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, RICHARD L Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,928.86 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKFORD, CAROL M Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,928.86 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, BARBARA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,928.74 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUBA, JOSEPH J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $53,928.70 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System