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 CARNCROSS, JOHN C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,770.20 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANDREA S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,770.04 Date 07/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, EMILY H Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $53,769.81 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEILE, AARON O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,769.80 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $53,769.57 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAWCETT, REGINA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,768.58 Date 01/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, JOHN P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $53,768.41 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CARRIE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,768.39 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, JAMES D Employer name Village of Minoa Amount $53,768.11 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, RICHARD L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $53,767.61 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEMANN, ELIZABETH K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,767.57 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANCY, JERMAR Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $53,767.55 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCHAK, CYNTHIA T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,767.25 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, BRIAN D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,767.04 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, JORGE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,766.53 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGODA, JOSEPH E, SR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,766.47 Date 08/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLEY, SUSAN M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $53,765.91 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CONSTANCE L Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $53,765.75 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANDRE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,765.62 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBSON, MAUREEN B Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $53,765.44 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, DENISE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,764.88 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, VINCENT J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,764.84 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMIGIANI, LAURA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $53,764.82 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEB, MICHAEL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,764.78 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKA, MEVLUT C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $53,764.73 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CHARLES J, III Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $53,764.68 Date 12/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINDA M Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $53,764.56 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, ETHEL C Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $53,764.36 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMORE, LAKIESHA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,763.71 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DAWN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,763.61 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARO, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $53,763.23 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYNE, JONATHAN Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $53,762.98 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, COLLEEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $53,762.65 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, MARIA E Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $53,762.31 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNIMAN, PAT M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $53,762.31 Date 04/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGER, PATRICK S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $53,762.18 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD-MATHES, MARY L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $53,761.97 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, WILLIAM E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,761.82 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIZAN, JEREMY G Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,761.55 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSADINO, PAUL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,761.50 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, THOMAS P Employer name City of Lockport Amount $53,761.07 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, DANIEL J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,761.05 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, TODD C Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $53,760.80 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACHAPARAMBIL, TONNEY J Employer name Education Department Amount $53,760.68 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMI, BRENDON M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,760.54 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Albany County Amount $53,760.05 Date 02/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAUGHIN, ERIC B Employer name Albany County Amount $53,759.92 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, FAIROON Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $53,759.63 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTACIO, MACY JANE Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,759.63 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, CARMEN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $53,759.63 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACROIX, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,759.63 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, MERLE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,759.63 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, PAMELA Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $53,759.41 Date 04/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALCIN, SERGE Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $53,759.33 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, SHERRIE A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $53,759.26 Date 01/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, STACI S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,759.26 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODERICK, NANCY J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,759.22 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, LINDA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $53,759.06 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, GASTON S Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $53,758.99 Date 06/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, RYAN J Employer name Fulton County Amount $53,758.73 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, MICHAEL E Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $53,758.02 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARQUES L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,758.00 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODSON, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,757.70 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITA, ROBERT S Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $53,757.61 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIQUEZ, MICHELLE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $53,757.58 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, PETER J Employer name Town of Newstead Amount $53,757.53 Date 12/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRECHETTE, ODETTE P Employer name Department of State Amount $53,757.29 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMIRE, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $53,757.00 Date 11/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINTYRE, DARLENE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,756.64 Date 04/24/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLEEN, NOREEN Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $53,756.12 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODREAU, KIM M Employer name Franklin County Amount $53,755.95 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JOHN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,755.89 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREZIOSI, PEGGY ANN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $53,755.65 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOW, CHARLENE M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,755.52 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ISAIAH D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,755.10 Date 07/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KATIE C Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $53,754.98 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEMAN, MARGARET Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $53,754.92 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, ARTEMIO Employer name Town of Islip Amount $53,754.64 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCOLA, THOMAS Employer name Town of Islip Amount $53,754.64 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, KENNETH Employer name Town of Islip Amount $53,754.63 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JOHN R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $53,754.63 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARAKIS, NIKOLAOS Employer name Town of Islip Amount $53,754.62 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYEA, LYNN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $53,754.61 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMPELMAN, ALEX M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,754.54 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, JUAN F Employer name Oyster Bay Public Library Amount $53,753.98 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEGMANN, MARY-BETH Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $53,753.91 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGENTHALER, WILLIAM M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,753.91 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KENNETH Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $53,753.88 Date 07/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MARIA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,753.77 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELITTO, JANICE C Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,753.51 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARINCI, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $53,753.41 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLETTI, CYNTHIA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,753.36 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAB, MICHAEL A Employer name Broome County Amount $53,753.28 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, YVETTE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,753.24 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZWIESER, TANYA N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,752.95 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUCZKA, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,752.61 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLEY, SCOTT M Employer name Lakeland Fire District Amount $53,752.50 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DAVID M Employer name Marathon CSD Amount $53,752.31 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, JOAN M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $53,752.08 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MARY SUSAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,752.03 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System