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 SORGE, DENISE M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $53,067.36 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBARA-CACCAVO, SUZANNE Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $53,067.00 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, T JUDITH Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,066.66 Date 05/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ROBERT R, III Employer name City of Troy Amount $53,066.44 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOCK, JODY M Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $53,066.39 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, CATHERINE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,066.38 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,066.22 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GARRETT K Employer name Village of Camillus Amount $53,066.17 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, GARY M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,065.94 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCHEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,065.77 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, COLLEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,065.49 Date 04/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFAELE, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $53,065.46 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, LISA J Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,065.33 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE ARNETTE, KATHRYN Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,065.26 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCK, JANICE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,065.25 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, DONNA M Employer name Capital Dist Reg Planning Comm Amount $53,065.20 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, DANIEL J Employer name Washington County Amount $53,064.79 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, VICKY L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,064.53 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, J DIANE Employer name Wayne County Amount $53,064.39 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWEEDIE, PENNY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $53,064.39 Date 01/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MAGDALENA D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,064.38 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, WANDA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,064.32 Date 04/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,063.94 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORCHON, JEAN CLAUDE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $53,063.84 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BROCK, MARGARET A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,063.53 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTAINE, JOHN A Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $53,063.48 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, LEOPOLD E Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $53,063.29 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKERLEY, DONNA M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $53,062.94 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DJOKIC, XHENETA J Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $53,062.79 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTOLA, ANTHONY M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $53,062.69 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, DONNA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,062.67 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN-AIME, RUTH M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,062.48 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVET, SHERI L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,062.32 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, WICKENSON Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,062.28 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNZING, TIMOTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,062.24 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DONALD P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,062.22 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JESSICA D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,061.63 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORES, GINA MARIE Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $53,061.34 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MATTHEW R Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $53,061.16 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEMAN, JOSHUA J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $53,061.12 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, JON A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $53,061.04 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZ, ERIC G Employer name City of Lockport Amount $53,060.84 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOBER, AMY E Employer name Columbia County Amount $53,060.18 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLEY, GARY L, II Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,060.12 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTIC, TRACEY Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,060.08 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, SHARLENE I Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $53,060.01 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERCHIO, JOHN L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $53,060.00 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, CIARRA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,059.95 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, RYAN M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $53,059.67 Date 10/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAKA, CAROLYN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,059.57 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LISA I Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $53,059.54 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, JEREMIAH R Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $53,059.44 Date 05/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGER, JENIFER R Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,059.35 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILKA, NICOLE R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,059.29 Date 06/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PAUL A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $53,059.29 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, JULANN M Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $53,059.09 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWELL, CATHY A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $53,058.92 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBBIE J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $53,058.92 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JULIE A Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $53,058.90 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, DEXTER S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $53,058.84 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, DAVID R J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,058.84 Date 12/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWUGWO, CHARLES C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,058.83 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PETER C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $53,058.62 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, SHAQUANA F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $53,058.58 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, CHERYL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,058.25 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, REXFORD M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,058.06 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, LAURA R Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $53,057.84 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDER, LAURIE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,057.81 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SCOTT M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,057.50 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $53,057.47 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER JARMON, PAMELA L Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $53,056.80 Date 03/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACENO, CAITLIN E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,056.52 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRUSCIO, SCOTT A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $53,056.51 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHAM, CLIFTON J Employer name Washington County Amount $53,056.44 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROM, KENNETH M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $53,056.17 Date 12/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSEY, JOY S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $53,056.08 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, ADA J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,055.64 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEAN L Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $53,055.58 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Clay Amount $53,055.52 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DENISE M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $53,055.34 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKOFF, JOEL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $53,055.13 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHURANA, MONA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,055.02 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ERIC A Employer name Islip Fire District Amount $53,055.00 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, RENAE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,054.99 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULARZ, STANLEY J Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $53,054.88 Date 11/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, EDEN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,054.78 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETT, SUSAN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,054.77 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, LISA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,054.77 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVAIS, CLAUDIA G Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,054.68 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $53,054.64 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JILL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,054.47 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, CATHLEEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,054.40 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERES, BRADLEY R Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $53,053.94 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, TONI S Employer name Education Department Amount $53,053.93 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, KEITH J Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,053.80 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, HOLLY J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $53,053.32 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, EMILY L Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $53,053.24 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, BRANDON T Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $53,053.03 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGIS, PATRICK J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,052.88 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JAMES R Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,052.82 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System