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 PADMORE, CIMONE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,895.99 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $53,895.13 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHANEUF, KELLY A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,895.12 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, STEPHEN Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $53,894.55 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINLAW, STEPHANIE D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $53,894.40 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS P Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $53,894.17 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MONIQUE J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $53,894.00 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEAU, DONALD R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,893.77 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, STANLEY R, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $53,893.56 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, KIMIE K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,892.92 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, NATHAN S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,892.83 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, TIMOTHY R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,892.33 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGELSTON, GRANT Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $53,892.28 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARIA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,892.25 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHAN, ANNMARIE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,892.14 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, CYNTHIA G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $53,892.13 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSE, RYAN T Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $53,892.12 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACCIOLO, CATHY Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $53,891.96 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHRIS ANN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,891.78 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCCARI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $53,891.53 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,891.50 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, CHUORAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,891.45 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERWEIN, JACOB P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,891.42 Date 05/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOLKOWSKI, MARY J Employer name Erie County Amount $53,891.34 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, KRISTEN Employer name Otsego County Amount $53,890.92 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MARY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,890.65 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, WILLIAM A Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,890.61 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOW, JEFFREY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,890.54 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZYPIEN, JOHN J Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,890.35 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALOGRIS, PETER G Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $53,890.21 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, MARCIE S Employer name Madison County Amount $53,889.96 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHR, ANDREW R Employer name Town of Southport Amount $53,889.88 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHRENKOPF, DANIEL K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,889.75 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADU, SEYI E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $53,889.70 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPISKE, RYAN T Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $53,889.70 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHMAN, JAMES F Employer name City of Auburn Amount $53,889.57 Date 02/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MEGAN E Employer name Erie County Amount $53,889.32 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZI-BLAU, LORI J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $53,889.29 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDOMO, ADRIANA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,889.10 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, PATRICK W Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $53,888.89 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, DENISE A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $53,888.75 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY-PHELPS, KELLIE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,888.65 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, MARIA T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,888.65 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEBER, CARL J, III Employer name Erie County Amount $53,888.47 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, ADAM M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $53,888.36 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBROSE, JASON J Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $53,888.31 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRICK, MAXWELL G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $53,888.23 Date 02/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMO, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $53,888.17 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAINE, LUCAS D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $53,888.10 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARB, PATRICIA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,887.99 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONK, RANDY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $53,887.98 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GREGORY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,887.78 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARY E Employer name City of Fulton Amount $53,887.53 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBERT, JEFFREY T Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $53,887.10 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JOHN J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $53,887.07 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,886.98 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOSKI, MATTHEW W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,886.93 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Guilford Amount $53,886.93 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JEROMY D Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $53,886.30 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUK, JOSHUA C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $53,886.26 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASKOVICS, MATTHEW J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,886.09 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYBOR, JOHN E Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $53,886.01 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNEWEIN, KRISTEN B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,886.00 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSOCKI, JUDITH A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $53,885.52 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDON, JOSEPH T Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $53,885.10 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GREGORY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,884.91 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEROLD, MATTHEW S Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $53,884.72 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, GARY E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $53,884.66 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSART, BRIAN A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $53,884.16 Date 06/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JOHN D Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $53,883.85 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, KAREN M Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $53,883.71 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,883.58 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, GLENN J Employer name Cortland County Amount $53,883.50 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDINGTON, CLAIR J Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,883.22 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, RODERICK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $53,882.55 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, GARY W Employer name Town of Knox Amount $53,882.44 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNI, DAVID Q, II Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,882.32 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZYNA, MICHAELEEN Employer name Erie County Amount $53,881.94 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMHOFF, LARRY M Employer name Village of Little Valley Amount $53,880.77 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, TIMOTHY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $53,880.58 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMES B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,880.23 Date 12/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOW, LOUIS E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,880.16 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MELANIE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,880.15 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUPE-BELL, ELLEN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,880.08 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTOWSKI, DAVID M Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,879.96 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, MICHAEL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,879.79 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, THOMAS R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $53,879.69 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, ETTA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,879.38 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCHLIK, YVONNE M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,879.37 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIGAN, SUZANNE Employer name Erie County Amount $53,878.89 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURMANN, ANNE M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $53,878.60 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDICK, BRIANNE L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $53,878.53 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, KATIE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,878.46 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKA, THOMAS Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $53,878.33 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELOCK, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $53,878.25 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, PATRICIA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,877.89 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, ELLEN SPAUN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,877.73 Date 01/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CLIFFORD G Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,877.18 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, SCOTT P Employer name Cortland County Amount $53,877.13 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $53,877.06 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System