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 FIELD, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $53,676.08 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SROKA, STEPHEN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,676.04 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $53,675.85 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENIER, SUSAN G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,675.23 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWAN, TASHEKIA F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $53,675.21 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMER, KRISTIN L Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $53,675.02 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, RHEA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $53,674.73 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSUF, AFSHAR A Employer name Erie County Amount $53,674.43 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNIAK, ALEKSANDER S Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $53,674.21 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TONYA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,673.98 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNI, JOHN PAUL Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $53,673.90 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, KARI A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $53,673.88 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, DEBRA J Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $53,673.80 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, SEAN S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $53,672.71 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATARI, TAPAS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $53,672.58 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, SUSAN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,672.47 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, KATIUSKA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,672.45 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILARDELLO, DONNA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,672.03 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERAGA, KAREN A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $53,671.71 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAS, DERRELL M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,671.68 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMODEO, KAREN A Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $53,671.20 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, MICHELE C Employer name Town of Southold Amount $53,671.18 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI QUINZIO, ANTHONY G Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $53,670.87 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATEWOOD, QUIANNA W Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,670.85 Date 11/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCESE, COLLEEN E Employer name Education Department Amount $53,670.32 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKMAN, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $53,670.31 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DONGEN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,670.21 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGYI, LINDA A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $53,670.12 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, SHANE T Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,669.73 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPATOVSKY, JANICE N Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $53,669.35 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, VALERIE E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $53,669.34 Date 07/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, KRISTA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,669.13 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, DEBORAH Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $53,668.65 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGOLA, PETER T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,667.64 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, KEVIN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,667.64 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, J THOMAS Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,667.64 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, EDWARD C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,667.64 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY-BURNS, DEBRA J Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $53,667.64 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERLEY, BRUCE R Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $53,667.40 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENDRYK, STANLEY R Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,667.34 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MICHAEL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,667.33 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $53,667.15 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, JEAN A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $53,667.13 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALIL, VALENCIA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,666.96 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KATHLEEN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,666.94 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, MARY E Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $53,666.85 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO MANTO, JOSEPH J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,666.68 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKJEAN, JUSTIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,666.54 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGODA, STEPHEN R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,666.51 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PETER J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,666.43 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMAD, ANGELA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,666.24 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALA, ANNA M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $53,665.83 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, LOUIS C, III Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,665.54 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNALLY, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,665.50 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, PAULA J Employer name Gilboa-Conesville CSD Amount $53,665.33 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSHER, STEPHEN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,665.08 Date 05/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODISON, JASON C Employer name Broome County Amount $53,665.06 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, MICHAELA T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,664.45 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODZAC, EDWARD A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,664.36 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, WILLIAM M Employer name Orange County Amount $53,664.30 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMMO, PATRICIA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,664.07 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, PHILLIP E Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $53,663.90 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, DANIELLE S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,663.83 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, GAVIN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,663.67 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPFER-ELSROTH, LOUISE M Employer name Putnam County Amount $53,663.61 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOGOWSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,663.55 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVELLE, DONNA M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $53,663.08 Date 11/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, MARK T Employer name Broome County Amount $53,662.67 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RAYMOND R Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,662.65 Date 05/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHLER, SUSANNE E Employer name Otsego County Amount $53,662.50 Date 07/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, RODNEY H Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,662.39 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGWOOD, MARGARET G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,662.24 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOCHA, TONY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,662.20 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, MELANIE J Employer name Seneca County Amount $53,662.04 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Bath Amount $53,661.92 Date 03/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, DONNA A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $53,661.73 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUCHES, LORRAINE C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $53,661.62 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, CATHERINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,661.52 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEMAN, SABRINA J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,661.47 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICKE, MARY LOU Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,661.47 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,661.47 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, BETH Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $53,660.92 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PRESTI, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,660.45 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, MARIE C Employer name Broome County Amount $53,660.41 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TARNIA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,660.34 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, THOMAS J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $53,659.77 Date 03/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSEY, RONALD M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $53,659.71 Date 09/18/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, PAUL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,659.51 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINEBRY, DOUGLAS W Employer name Town of Hamilton Amount $53,658.99 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, KAYLAH R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,658.61 Date 11/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, CONSUELA J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,658.48 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, CAROLINE S Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $53,658.44 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPOSE, JOJI Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,658.10 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,657.65 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, JUSTIN P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,657.52 Date 09/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIARKA-GRZELAK, ANNA B Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,657.13 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDLE, EDWARD W Employer name Holbrook Fire District Amount $53,656.60 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, STACEY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,656.42 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ROBERT W Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $53,656.40 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARACZKA, LOUISE J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,656.18 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System