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 YOUNES, MARK E Employer name Town of Horicon Amount $52,992.28 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KYLE E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $52,992.09 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ELWIN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,991.89 Date 02/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LORI E Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $52,991.70 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANITA, GERALD J, JR Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $52,991.62 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAVETTA, CARMELINA Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $52,991.59 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARISANO, MATTHEW Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $52,991.41 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, GLENN R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $52,991.38 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, THOMAS M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,991.28 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYSRADT, NICOLA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,991.16 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENHALS, JAQUELYN G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,990.95 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, MICHAEL D Employer name Education Department Amount $52,990.92 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, CHARLES Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,990.75 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, REED C Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $52,990.50 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIBURGER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $52,990.23 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANETA, CAROLYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,990.19 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DEBRA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,989.87 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDELL, GERALD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,989.67 Date 11/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, PERRY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,989.60 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADYEN, HEATHER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,989.40 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINCENZO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $52,989.36 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, LINDSAY L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $52,989.30 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, MARIANA J Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $52,989.25 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, ELISABETH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,989.09 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCET, PAUL M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $52,988.84 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, DAWNLEY E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,988.81 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIGUICHON, MONICA R Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $52,988.73 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDALLAH, CHUCK M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $52,988.24 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, JEREMY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,988.07 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, ARNOLD D, IV Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $52,987.77 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATROPA, LINDA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,987.69 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSON, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $52,987.61 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DEBORA Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASON, MICHELE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 10/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, PAULETTE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 06/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DONDIEGO M Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ-GOMEZ, EVELYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 08/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, CHERYL Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRUNETTA Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 05/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CRESCENZO, JULIUS T Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELBREKTSON, JOEL G Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATTERUSSO, MARYANN V Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 08/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, KAREN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, TERRI Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY-BESS, JANICE W Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 07/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPO, GERARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KARLENE B Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTIKA, BARBARA Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, GLORIA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZUTI, ROSEANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTZ, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOLTO, VICTOR Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 07/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESCO, PATRICK Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITOLO, AMY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 02/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HOWARD D, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, KEZIA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,987.51 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $52,987.31 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOLICH, PATRIZIA C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,987.12 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITMEIER, MICHAEL Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $52,986.67 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS-ONEIL, GLORIA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,986.55 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNEY, MONICA T Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $52,986.34 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, MATEO Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $52,986.12 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JAY W Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $52,986.02 Date 12/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPELIAN, SUSAN E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,985.76 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDENER, RALEIGH Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $52,985.19 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, DUANE A Employer name City of Corning Amount $52,984.97 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINSTEIN, DEBORAH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,984.92 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANSOWKI, ROSEMARY A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,984.89 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRUN, ANNETTE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,984.67 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TIMOTHY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,983.89 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JENNIFER A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $52,983.83 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, LYNN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,983.74 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALK, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $52,983.71 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, VIOLETA Employer name Education Department Amount $52,983.01 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, JEFFREY S Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $52,983.00 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,982.97 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ZACHARIAH T Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $52,982.84 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, ERIK A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,982.72 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, RICHARD B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $52,982.41 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CAPRIO, ANGELO Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $52,982.22 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FINO, VINCENT J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,981.98 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TANYA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,981.89 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCK, KATHLEEN L Employer name Erie County Amount $52,981.85 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, FERNANDO Employer name Erie County Amount $52,981.82 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTERBERGER, MARY A Employer name Erie County Amount $52,981.82 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAJCEVSKI, MARIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,981.80 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCUCCI, GARY S Employer name Erie County Amount $52,981.79 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, INOCENCIA Employer name Erie County Amount $52,981.77 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, LINDA Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $52,981.64 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, NICOLE G Employer name Greece CSD Amount $52,981.60 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $52,981.52 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVANOVIC, SLAVICA S Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $52,981.41 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RORIE, CHARLES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,981.37 Date 07/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, JILL M Employer name Erie County Amount $52,981.34 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGENFELD, JOSEPH H Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,981.13 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, ALLAN R Employer name Mc Graw CSD Amount $52,981.00 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, EDWARD L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $52,980.87 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, NEIL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,980.83 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESNOYERS, PATRICIA J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,980.52 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System