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 MOLINA, CRISTINA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,862.55 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, GLENN D Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $53,862.44 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, JENNIFER D Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,862.32 Date 10/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIO, JOAN I Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $53,861.70 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWARD, JUANITA E Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $53,861.54 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ANNMARIE O Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,861.47 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, FABIAN L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $53,861.29 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERO, FRANCES L Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $53,861.27 Date 06/21/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERLEY, MERISSA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,861.24 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRO, MELISSA F Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $53,861.22 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, KEVIN W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,860.67 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CYNTHIA A Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $53,860.65 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLAR, TERI L Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $53,860.21 Date 07/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW C Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $53,860.08 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDINGER, NICHOLAS C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,860.00 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCHYSHYN, MARY Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $53,859.53 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKOSKI, SAMANTHA R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,859.53 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARISI, MICHAEL J, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,859.44 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RANDELL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,859.38 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGUAL, DAVID Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $53,859.06 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, RENEE S Employer name Town of Victor Amount $53,858.40 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDTS, JAMES P Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $53,858.40 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILNER, JOANNE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $53,857.90 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, ANDREW J Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $53,857.52 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, THOMAS H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,857.29 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES H Employer name Town of Athens Amount $53,856.96 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBARNO, MARK A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $53,856.69 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MATTHEW B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $53,856.60 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, KATHY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,856.57 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,856.42 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOHN M, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,856.41 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, SHARON H Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $53,856.39 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGIN, DANIEL K Employer name Albany County Amount $53,856.14 Date 06/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $53,856.01 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARDO, MARK A Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $53,855.86 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBARD, MICKEY L Employer name Village of Bath Amount $53,855.73 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGBODUDU, ANDREW O Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $53,855.62 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, BRIAN Employer name Village of Attica Amount $53,855.24 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEATON, DAVID R Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $53,855.13 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THODEN, KRISTIN R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $53,854.85 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, GLADYS A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,854.73 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, ANDREW J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,854.71 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,854.65 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVENZIO, WILLIAM W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,854.55 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, CHARLES O Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $53,854.49 Date 05/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPPA, JOSEPH W Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $53,854.24 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, PATRICK J, JR Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $53,854.01 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, DEAN M Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $53,853.68 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVAL, REBECCA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $53,853.63 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, LISSETTE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $53,853.63 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILES, ANDREW F Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $53,853.39 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, GARY L Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $53,853.37 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBLETTE, M ELIZABETH Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $53,853.23 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKELL, NORDEEN A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $53,852.93 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, PATRICK A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,852.82 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, SHILA A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $53,852.66 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPTUR, KRISTINA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,852.55 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, BARBARA A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $53,852.53 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, JACK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,852.40 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, CHERI Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,852.33 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFFE, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,852.28 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUK, MARIE B Employer name Orange County Amount $53,852.25 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, APRIL J Employer name Orange County Amount $53,852.25 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, MICHAEL J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $53,851.98 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVOS, ISABEL Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $53,851.88 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTON-POPE, LEAH M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,851.79 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, JOHN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,851.71 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAAB, THOMAS Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $53,851.08 Date 11/18/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TRACY S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,851.02 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, RUTH M Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $53,850.91 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARENAS, SEAN C Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $53,850.63 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULE, CATHRYN D Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $53,850.61 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, CINDY L Employer name Town of Palermo Amount $53,850.58 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLI, VICTORIA Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $53,850.47 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, BARRY J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $53,850.33 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, WALTER J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $53,850.29 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, CONSTANCE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,850.27 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLIE, DEBORA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,850.26 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, LATISHA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,849.70 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, BRIAN M Employer name Seneca County Amount $53,849.52 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIELLO, LORRAINE M Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $53,849.52 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKUMARAN, DEEPA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,849.14 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, SHAWNTA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,849.13 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANIS, EVA M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,849.08 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, STAR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,848.81 Date 05/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARIE EUGENIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,848.47 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAMMELL, DAQUAN T Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $53,848.34 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PESCHIO, GERARD J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $53,848.26 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, HERMAN A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $53,848.16 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KATHLEEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,847.50 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, GARY Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $53,847.28 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, LINDA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $53,847.19 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,847.19 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GARY R Employer name Town of Elma Amount $53,847.15 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, WALTER Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $53,847.05 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $53,846.96 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, GREGRY M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,846.84 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $53,846.63 Date 12/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, TARA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,846.49 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, FLORENCE E Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $53,846.37 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System