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 DYMOND, RICHARD I Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $53,796.76 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SAMUEL O, JR Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $53,796.74 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SPINA, FRANK C Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $53,796.67 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRZYCKI, SHERRY A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,796.63 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHEEN, STEPHANIE J Employer name Warren County Amount $53,796.62 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, SUSAN L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $53,796.53 Date 07/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENAO, MARTHA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,796.47 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIS, GEORGE R Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $53,796.15 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, KYLE A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $53,796.07 Date 12/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,795.77 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPREY, MICHAEL L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,795.73 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHERARDI, TERESA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,795.53 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RYAN C Employer name Town of Keene Amount $53,795.50 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, BRENDA J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $53,795.05 Date 04/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMRICK, DEBRA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,795.05 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUER, SUSAN Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $53,794.99 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERUSCH, CAROLINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,794.85 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHCROFT, KATHLEEN M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $53,794.59 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, WENDY L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $53,794.52 Date 07/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIN, JAMEL N Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $53,794.35 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DANIEL T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,794.26 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPOMI, ROSALIND J Employer name Town of Parma Amount $53,794.17 Date 09/02/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFERRAZZA, SAMANTHA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,793.97 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKKAYA HOCAGIL, TUGBA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,793.88 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, SALLIE ANN V Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,793.88 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, MELISSA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,793.88 Date 11/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, BRIAN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,793.88 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSBRUNNER, ANDREW D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,793.88 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHATIB, FIDA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,793.88 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATATIA, COURTNEY ROSE E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,793.88 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, RUTVIK Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,793.88 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,793.88 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, JOHNSON V Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $53,793.67 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOPP, FRANKLYN S Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $53,793.40 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, JAY W Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,793.31 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSON, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $53,793.13 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, DEBRA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,793.02 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $53,793.02 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRIE, MICHAEL R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $53,792.94 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MARY E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,792.91 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVELLERA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,792.46 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTZ, KLAUS W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $53,792.14 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, CASTEL Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,791.98 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, GARY Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $53,791.91 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROAT-MESSICK, TAMMY LYNN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,791.56 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $53,791.41 Date 03/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMWAY, JUSTIN P Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $53,791.32 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCO, BARBARA A Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,791.31 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTMORE, ALYSSA C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,791.18 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD J Employer name Walton CSD Amount $53,791.00 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYRA, WALTER P, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $53,790.97 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERSON, WANDA Y Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $53,790.92 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MARTINA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,790.68 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDIS, SUSAN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,790.55 Date 11/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZONE, VINCENT Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $53,790.32 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERIC Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $53,790.05 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBAULT, PAUL M Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $53,790.00 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEZON, TIMOTHY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,789.98 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOENNER, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,789.80 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ESSENDELFT, SANDRA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,789.80 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKER, KATHERINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,789.80 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANGE, EDWIN B, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,789.57 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, PATRICK Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $53,789.42 Date 11/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARR, MICHELE Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $53,789.25 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALO, MICHAEL P Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $53,789.23 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSEY, MICHELE L Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $53,789.08 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERLIP, AARON S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,788.99 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON-HASKIN, LEASA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,788.94 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, ANNETTE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,788.75 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDING, ASSUNTA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,788.75 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, ALLAN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $53,788.59 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUARTE, ANGELA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $53,788.58 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, ERIK C Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,788.42 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKWORTH, STEVEN H Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,788.23 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, DERRICK W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,788.15 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, VICKY E Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $53,788.11 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ANGEL M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,787.72 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUERFEL, RANDY S Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $53,787.41 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTYS, LISA M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,787.37 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELPHA, SALLY JO Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $53,787.19 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINN, DANICA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,787.12 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, ANDREA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,786.99 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSICANO, NANCY H Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $53,786.82 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFF, LUCAS M Employer name City of Oneida Amount $53,786.80 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIN, AMI S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,786.78 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNER, CRAIG S Employer name Greece CSD Amount $53,786.78 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKUBOSKI, NICOLE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,786.76 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHOLF, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $53,786.39 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTUS, FRANCES E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $53,786.34 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Fenton Amount $53,786.28 Date 07/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Bath Amount $53,786.18 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFAUT, IMMACULA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,786.16 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BILLIE J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,785.82 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANTZ, STEVEN G Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $53,785.75 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GETT, ROBINETTA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,785.61 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEER, DIANNE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,785.51 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERYEA, STEPHEN K Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,785.51 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JAMES A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $53,785.00 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, RANDY L Employer name Town of Brownville Amount $53,784.92 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOTAM, LIONEL P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $53,784.72 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System