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 ANZALONE, MARTIN, JR Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $52,853.51 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISRAEL, PRECIOUS U Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,853.29 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWELL, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,853.12 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEOPLES, LE-ANDRE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $52,852.90 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, ROBERT J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $52,852.86 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ERIN E Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $52,852.75 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDER, KEVIN J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $52,852.71 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $52,852.67 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, ANDREW J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $52,852.52 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, MERRY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,852.51 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LYNETTE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,852.48 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULAC, MICHELE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,852.26 Date 07/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCORE, RAYLENE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,852.05 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIA, GLENN J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $52,852.00 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIGELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,851.89 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAM, SUSAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,851.47 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROWBRIDGE, BRIAN E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,851.30 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, ANN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $52,851.28 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFETT, BONNIE C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,851.24 Date 10/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAST, TIMOTHY S Employer name Town of Sandy Creek Amount $52,851.09 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, CURTIS D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,851.05 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, THOMAS T, JR Employer name Town of Stanford Amount $52,850.98 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATOLA, COLLEEN Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $52,850.76 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SANFORD, ALLEN R, III Employer name Town of Parish Amount $52,850.57 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, KARLISA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,850.44 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, BONNIE M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $52,850.38 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $52,850.08 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Orange County Amount $52,849.91 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JULIO, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $52,849.79 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORI, BRIAN A Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $52,849.79 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERSON, LESLIE A Employer name Orange County Amount $52,849.76 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JOHN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,849.66 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, PETER J Employer name Town of Groton Amount $52,849.54 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, LEAH Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,849.40 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHIENG, CELESTINE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $52,849.12 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, DOROTHY M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $52,849.01 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRERO, ELLEN I Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $52,848.96 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERMEK, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,848.65 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JUDITH A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $52,848.55 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENAULT, KEVIN J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $52,848.41 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JULIE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,848.20 Date 06/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANK, ZACHARY M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $52,848.07 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, SUSAN R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $52,847.80 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERS, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $52,847.75 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARHAM, VIVIAN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $52,847.31 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELADY, DOUGLAS A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,847.15 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN D Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $52,847.12 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOESER, LINDA L Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $52,846.97 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TYLER D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $52,846.95 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, ELIZABETH L Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $52,846.94 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERUTO, PAUL A Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $52,846.80 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARIETTA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,846.38 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROS, DAVID W Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $52,846.26 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLER, GILLIOUS Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $52,846.19 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DUANE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,845.78 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKUCH, RAYMOND R Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $52,845.63 Date 06/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, WILLIAM S Employer name Albany County Amount $52,845.56 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JOHN E Employer name Erie County Amount $52,845.46 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, CHARLES T Employer name City of Oswego Amount $52,845.44 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, THOMAS W Employer name Village of Brocton Amount $52,844.57 Date 03/19/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWICKLBAUER, JESSICA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,844.52 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, DENISE L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,844.41 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDROW, TONYA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,844.41 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, PRESTON S Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $52,844.30 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDORE, DAVID H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,844.17 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBESI, DOREEN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,844.07 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGAR, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $52,844.00 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENDLINGER, SHANON L Employer name Wayne County Amount $52,843.89 Date 02/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPASQUALE, DAVID A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $52,843.87 Date 08/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, JULIE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $52,843.86 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAY, DANIEL C Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $52,843.85 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, STEVEN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,843.62 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LINDA L Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $52,843.61 Date 07/25/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBE, TYLER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,843.47 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, LISA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,843.30 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, COLLEEN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,843.11 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAISS, ELIZABETH L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,843.06 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRO, ERIC R Employer name Seneca County Amount $52,842.90 Date 10/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DAVID M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $52,842.89 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, NORA Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $52,842.80 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, CAROL A Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $52,842.72 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, JASON D Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,842.46 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, LAWRENCE J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $52,842.45 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERTIL, MIRLANDE EUGENE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,842.26 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JASON D Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $52,841.72 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVALL, DONALD G, JR Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,841.71 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $52,841.59 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRACCHIOLA, JAMES F Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,841.46 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, AZIZA I Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,841.20 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHRMASTER, MARYBETH Employer name Office of General Services Amount $52,841.16 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNISON, AUDREY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,840.49 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, JACOB R Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $52,840.49 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPAGE, AMANDA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,840.44 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATIGLIANO, ANDREW M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,839.97 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, RHONDA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $52,839.87 Date 03/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORE, ZABRIA I Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,839.64 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, KATHLEEN T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,839.44 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKULA, KEVIN D Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $52,839.42 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASINSKI, GARY J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $52,839.09 Date 07/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANGELO Employer name Schenectady County Amount $52,838.90 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System