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 LA PAGE, CALVIN F Employer name Town of Louisville Amount $52,915.24 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADE, GWEN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,914.92 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINE, MARY E Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $52,914.82 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETHERWAX, CAITLIN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,914.70 Date 07/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, DUSTIN J Employer name City of Olean Amount $52,914.06 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RENE P Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,914.05 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHA, PAULA S Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $52,913.60 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMERSON, RENEE E Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $52,913.37 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOWELL, KEVIN R Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $52,913.25 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATHCART, MARC J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $52,912.61 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, RICHARD R Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $52,912.52 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, BERNIE J Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,912.39 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, BYRON Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $52,912.13 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILES, FERNANDO J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,912.09 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAMARIA, LUIS A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $52,912.08 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENO, ROYCE L, JR Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $52,911.55 Date 03/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBRUZZESE, JOANNE Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $52,911.45 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, VICTORIA A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $52,911.31 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFFNER, LAURYN Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $52,911.16 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRANDON L Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $52,911.11 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANGIO, FRANCESCO Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $52,911.02 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, NICHOLAS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,910.82 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUFLER, JOHN W Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $52,910.78 Date 09/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREEF B Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $52,910.77 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SHARON L Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $52,910.14 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, JILL D Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $52,910.14 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULLE, AISHA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,910.10 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLMER, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Beacon Amount $52,909.95 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VALLE, RAFAEL A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $52,909.71 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, CHARLES R Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $52,909.67 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, ANTHONY T Employer name Herkimer County Amount $52,909.63 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ANNETTE R Employer name Erie County Amount $52,909.61 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,909.51 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAM, THAO T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,909.42 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMEYER, CHERYL L Employer name Madison County Amount $52,909.21 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFORD, ROBIN L Employer name Erie County Amount $52,909.11 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, ROY F Employer name Town of Brasher Amount $52,909.10 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOTERA, DOMINICK R Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,908.97 Date 04/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, TODD A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $52,908.57 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, GIGI M Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $52,908.55 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOHN P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $52,908.17 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, DONNA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,908.00 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, JOSEPH M Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,907.99 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, JANICE E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $52,907.96 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, AUDREY D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,907.50 Date 02/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID W Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $52,907.42 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, KATHLEEN R Z Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,907.26 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, SHERRI L Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,907.01 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULMAN, STEPHANIE A Employer name Warren County Amount $52,906.64 Date 08/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARD, TINA M Employer name Peru CSD Amount $52,906.62 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIER, BEATRICE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,906.59 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, DONNA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,906.29 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTH, BRIAN S Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,906.29 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, DAVID E Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,906.29 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTON, MARK D Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $52,906.15 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACHOTNIK, MELISSA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,906.14 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGHTON, DANIEL P Employer name Otsego County Amount $52,906.03 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, HEATHER S Employer name Delaware County Amount $52,905.79 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $52,905.60 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCEPCION, KENNETH A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $52,904.99 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, JOHN E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $52,904.99 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, LYDIA E Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $52,904.99 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, EDWIN Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $52,904.99 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANARO, THERESA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $52,904.99 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, HARRY J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $52,904.99 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, EARL C Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $52,904.99 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASEK-NESSELQUIST, ERICA Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,904.94 Date 04/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, KEITH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,904.76 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, DIANE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $52,904.64 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LAHAVAH Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $52,904.21 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTNOT, PAMELA J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $52,904.03 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, JOSHUA R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,903.98 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCAID, MEGHAN K Employer name City of Geneva Amount $52,903.98 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL-LAWLOR, JANICE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,903.93 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABE, GERALDINE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,903.84 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, LINDA J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $52,903.17 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANIS, JOSEPH H Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $52,903.12 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MARIA A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $52,903.11 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMERICO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Wayne County Amount $52,903.01 Date 10/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCH, TAVILYN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,902.90 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINE, KENNETH M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $52,902.82 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $52,902.64 Date 06/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNI, JANICE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $52,902.36 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINA, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $52,902.33 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELONE, MARIE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $52,902.32 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPE, DARLENE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $52,902.32 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFARANA, DIANE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $52,902.32 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCH, ANNMARIE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $52,902.31 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, JAMIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,902.30 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KEITH S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $52,902.29 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $52,902.28 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANTOINETTE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $52,902.28 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRILLO, LINDA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $52,902.24 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELLEN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,901.92 Date 02/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, RONALD L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,901.82 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, CARMEN R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $52,901.78 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, CALVIN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $52,901.62 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, JEFFREY B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,901.61 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LOUISE E Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $52,901.59 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, TINA L Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $52,901.56 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System